If you have experienced flooding, you know that a water pump is an important part of the clean-up process, helping move gallons of water quickly and efficiently to dry out flooded basements and assist contractors on job sites.
“These pumps are powerful and can speed up a clean-up job after a flood,” said Kris Kiser, President and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, an international trade association representing power equipment, small engine, utility vehicle, golf cart and personal transport vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.
With summer storm season upon us, OPEI offers these safety reminders.
Get the right pump for the job. It’s important to use the right pump for the water and debris that you are trying to clear. There are four basic types of pumps:
A dewatering pump sucks in water through an inlet valve and ejects it from a discharge valve. They have an inlet size ranging in size from one to four inches. A four-inch dewatering pump will finish a job four ti...
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