The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the global authority on pumps and pumping systems.HI is a pump association of positive displacement and rotodynamic, centrifugal pump manufacturers and suppliers whose mission is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide. HI develops comprehensive pump standards, guidelines and guidebooks and serves as a forum for pump industry information and collaboration through volunteer participation and at pump conferences. HI standards cover pump design and applications, installation, operation and maintenance, pump testing, definitions and nomenclature and address such topics as allowable vibration, pump efficiency, nozzle loads, pump piping, viscosity correction and more.

Consideration must be given to ensure that electricity or enough fuel is available to operate these drivers in the case of fire.