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Keep your home dry with a water driven backup sump pump system


Water Driven Backup Sump Pump Systems

Water driven backup sump pump systems can greatly increase your odds of keeping your home dry during unexpected power outages or pump failures. No longer will you need to rush to the basement with bailing buckets if the power goes out or endure sleepless nights during a storm, watching your sump pit and pump and no more worrying while on holidays if your basement is going to flood. Your Plumbway professionals combined with state of the art technology will not  only protect your home from flooding but will also provide peace of mind.

Backup sump pump systems are not a new concept and for years homeowners have relied on battery backup pumps which stores energy on a 12V battery. When required, the small pump can discharge the excess water from the pump chamber and can act as an effective means of backing up your pump, however it has its limitations. Battery backup systems depend on a 12V battery which is a limited power supply and in the case of a power outage exceeding six hours a battery powered backup system becomes a problem rather than a solution. Some home owners have resorted to installing two sump pumps in their chamber in case one fails. This is an improvement over operating just one sump pump but during a power outage, both pumps have now become obsolete.

A water driven backup pump combines the features of a backup system that works during power outages as well as the safety of having two sump pumps. How does it do that? It’s simple! For homeowners using a municipal water supply, we are able to harness the energy from their home water service and combine that with a sump pump that has a high flow rate of 28 gallons per minute. This removes water quickly and efficiently as well as supports your existing sump pump as a backup system. The system operates during major power outages as there is no battery to fail. The pump design is efficient and removes water in most cases with the same velocity of your existing pump, so you now have the best of both worlds.

By combining a water driven backup with a sump pump system, you can have peace of mind 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

-Video courtesy of Liberty Pumps


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