Drainage pumps are submersible pumps able to handle drainage of clean and dirty away from areas or sumps to be drained.
A submersible drainage pump is an enclosed unit with a close coupled pump and motor, due to its construction, the pumps is suitable for submersible installations – designed to be partially or completely immersed in water.
A Non-submersible drainage pumps shall not be placed in water. They instead use suction hoses or permanently installed pipe work to move water from one location to another.
Drainage pumps are used in a wide variety of applications including:
- Domestic drainage (see Drainage Pumps –Domestic)
- Pumping unwanted drain water and groundwater away from installations in or around private housing, farms, small industry, etc. (see Grundfos DP – Drainage Pump)
- Underground dewatering
- Heavy duty drainage at mine sites, construction sites and excavation sites