Power Required for Pumping

Gals. per Min.

       Theoretical Horsepower Required to Raise Water (at 60)
To Different Heights

  5
feet
10
feet
15
feet
20
feet
25
feet
30
feet
35
feet
40
feet
45
feet
50
feet
60
feet
70
feet
5 0.006 0.013 0.019 0.025 0.032 0.038 0.044 0.051 0.057 0.063 0.076 0.088
10 0.013 0.025 0.038 0.051 0.063 0.076 0.088 0.101 0.114 0.126 0.152 0.177
15 0.019 0.038 0.057 0.076 0.095 0.114 0.133 0.152 0.171 0.190 0.227 0.265
20 0.025 0.051 0.076 0.101 0.126 0.152 0.177 0.202 0.227 0.253 0.303 0.354
25 0.032 0.063 0.095 0.126 0.158 0.190 0.221 0.253 0.284 0.316 0.379 0.442
30 0.038 0.076 0.114 0.152 0.190 0.227 0.265 0.303 0.341 0.379 0.455 0.531
35 0.044 0.088 0.133 0.177 0.221 0.265 0.310 0.354 0.398 0.442 0.531 0.619
40 0.051 0.101 0.152 0.202 0.253 0.303 0.354 0.404 0.455 0.505 0.606 0.707
45 0.057 0.114 0.171 0.227 0.284 0.341 0.398 0.455 0.512 0.568 0.682 0.796
50 0.063 0.126 0.190 0.253 0.316 0.379 0.442 0.505 0.568 0.632 0.758 0.884
60 0.076 0.152 0.227 0.303 0.379 0.455 0.531 0.606 0.682 0.758 0.910 1.061
70 0.088 0.177 0.265 0.354 0.442 0.531 0.619 0.707 0.796 0.884 1.061 1.238
80 0.101 0.202 0.303 0.404 0.505 0.606 0.707 0.808 0.910 1.011 1.213 1.415
90 0.114 0.227 0.341 0.455 0.568 0.682 0.796 0.910 1.023 1.137 1.364 1.592
100 0.126 0.253 0.379 0.505 0.632 0.758 0.884 1.011 1.137 1.263 1.516 1.768
125 0.158 0.316 0.474 0.632 0.790 0.947 1.105 1.263 1.421 1.579 1.895 2.211
150 0.190 0.379 0.568 0.758 0.947 1.137 1.326 1.516 1.705 1.895 2.274 2.653
175 0.221 0.442 0.663 0.881 1.105 1.326 1.547 1.768 1.990 2.211 2.653 3.095
200 0.253 0.505 0.758 1.011 1.263 1.516 1.768 2.021 2.274 2.526 3.032 3.537
250 0.316 0.632 0.947 1.263 1.579 1.895 2.211 2.526 2.842 3.158 3.790 4.421
300 .0379 0.758 1.137 1.516 1.895 2.274 2.653 3.032 3.411 3.790 4.548 5.305
350 0.442 0.884 1.326 1.768 2.211 2.653 3.095 3.537 3.979 4.421 5.305 6.190
400 0.505 1.011 1.516 2.021 2.526 3.032 3.537 4.042 4.548 5.053 6.063 7.074
500 0.632 1.263 1.895 2.526 3.158 3.790 4.421 5.053 5.684 6.316 7.579 8.842

Power Required for Pumping (Continued)

Gals. per Min. Theoretical Horsepower Required to Raise Water (at 60)
To Different Heights
  80
feet
90
feet
100
feet
125
feet
150
feet
175
feet
200
feet
250
feet
300
feet
350
feet
400
feet
5 0.101 0.114 0.126 0.158 0.190 0.221 0.253 0.316 0.379 0.442 0.505
10 0.202 0.227 0.253 0.316 0.379 0.442 0.505 0.632 0.758 0.884 1.011
15 0.303 0.341 0.379 0.474 0.568 0.663 0.758 0.947 1.137 1.326 1.516
20 0.404 0.455 0.505 0.632 0.758 0.884 1.011 1.263 1.516 1.768 2.021
25 0.505 0.568 0.632 0.790 0.947 1.105 1.263 1.579 1.895 2.211 2.526
30 0.606 0.682 0.758 0.947 1.137 1.326 1.516 1.895 2.274 2.653 3.032
35 0.707 0.796 0.884 1.105 1.326 1.547 1.768 2.211 2.653 3.095 3.537
40 0.808 0.910 1.011 1.263 1.516 1.768 2.021 2.526 3.032 3.537 4.042
45 0.910 1.023 1.137 1.421 1.705 1.990 2.274 2.842 3.411 3.979 4.548
50 1.011 1.137 1.263 1.579 1.895 2.211 2.526 3.158 3.790 4.421 5.053
60 1.213 1.364 1.516 1.895 2.274 2.653 3.032 3.790 4.548 5.305 6.063
70 1.415 1.592 1.768 2.211 2.653 3.095 3.537 4.421 5.305 6.190 7.074
80 1.617 1.819 2.021 2.526 3.032 3.537 4.042 5.053 6.063 7.074 8.084
90 1.819 2.046 2.274 2.842 3.411 3.979 4.548 5.684 6.821 7.958 9.095
100 2.021 2.274 2.526 3.158 3.790 4.421 5.053 6.316 7.579 8.842 10.11
125 2.526 2.842 3.158 3.948 4.737 5.527 6.316 7.895 9.474 11.05 12.63
150 3.032 3.411 3.790 4.737 5.684 6.632 7.579 9.474 11.37 13.26 15.16
175 3.537 3.979 4.421 5.527 6.632 7.737 8.842 11.05 13.26 15.47 17.68
200 4.042 4.548 5.053 6.316 7.579 8.842 10.11 12.63 15.16 17.68 20.21
250 5.053 5.684 6.316 7.895 9.474 11.05 12.63 15.79 18.95 22.11 25.26
300 6.063 6.821 7.579 9.474 11.37 13.26 15.16 18.95 22.74 26.53 30.32
350 7.074 7.958 8.842 11.05 13.26 15.47 17.68 22.11 26.53 30.95 35.37
400 8.084 9.095 10.11 12.63 15.16 17.68 20.21 25.26 30.32 35.37 40.42
500 10.11 11.37 12.63 15.79 18.95 22.11 25.26 31.58 37.90 44.21 50.53

Note: For fluids other than water, an approximate value can be reached by multiplying the value in the table by the specific gravity of the fluid. In pumping liquids with a viscosity much higher than that of water, the pump capacity and head are of course reduced.     

 
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