Wastewater pumps, you know you need them. But which type of pump should I use?
To start with, there are two basic pumps types for this discussion. Centrifugal or submersible, they both have their +’s and -‘s. (Nov 8, 2019. Bear with me as I update this site, more to come.)
As you can probably guess, these pumps sit in the wastewater tank itself.
Benefits of a submersible pump:
- Installation is easier
Drawbacks of a submersible pump:
- The motor, cord, and pump exterior is subject the water itself
This is what most of us think of as a pump. It mounts to the floor horizontally with piped connections in and out of the pump.
Benefits of a centrifugal pump:
- Only the pump head is subject to wastewater contact.
- Proof of operation
Drawbacks of a centrifugal pump: