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Basics of submersible sewage pumps

Submersible sewage pumps are an excellent solution for homes and businesses with septic tanks. However, they can be used in a wide variety of scenarios, which is why it’s essential to have as much information in hand before you choose one.

What are submersible sewage pumps?

A submersible sewage pump is a device that is used to pump sewage from one place to another. There are two types of submersible sewage pumps: a jet pump and a propeller pump. The jet pump is a submersible sewage pump that works by using a high-velocity jet of water at the end of a rotating shaft. Propeller pumps can pump larger volumes of wastewater.

Both types of submersible sewage pumps work by pumping wastewater from a source, usually a septic tank, to a treatment site.

Jet pumps are best suited for centralised wastewater treatment systems, such as municipal wastewater treatment plants. Turbulence pumps are the smaller and more affordable counterparts to jet pumps.

Which pump is suitable for your septic system?

When you have a septic system, it can be hard to know which submersible sewage pump you should get. Naturally, you don’t want to spend money on a pump you don’t need, but you also want one that’s going to be powerful enough to handle your needs. Your pump should be able to handle at least 3 700 litres per minute.

If you live in an urban area, you may want to look for a water-driven pump if you’re trying to avoid plumbing and are concerned about leaks. These pumps can be used to discharge waste from wastewater treatment plants automatically and can be designed to work with your septic tank.

How do I choose the right pump for my septic tank?

The most important thing to look for when choosing a submersible sewage pump is its head height. The head height is the distance from the water level in the septic tank to the top of the pump.

In addition to height, another factor to consider is how fast the water level increases and decreases. Pumping systems should keep the water level within a maximum and minimum range. A pump with a slower water speed may be necessary for installations where the maximum and minimum water level are variable.

Installing a submersible sewage pump in an existing septic system is a relatively easy DIY project.

To maintain a submersible sewage pump, you will need to take the time to clean it regularly. Cleaning will ensure that the pump can be used for a long time. Cleaning a submersible sewage pump is much easier than it sounds and is especially important when it comes to your household pumps.

Contact Ernest Electro Engineering for details

Ernest Electro Engineering has been providing submersible sewage pump for nearly five decades. We have provided these electric water pumps and wastewater solutions to various industries and sectors for different structure types with a focus on quality, reliability, innovation, and cost-effectiveness.

If you would like to know more about our offers on pumps, contact one of our representatives today. If you would like to learn more about our other offers and solutions, feel free to continue browsing our website for details.