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This article offers buying advice for Septic Grinder Pumps, Sewage Pumping Stations, & Septic Pump Alarms. We discuss the types of sewage and sewage grinder pumps available and we provide where-to-buy information for sewage grinder pumps: contact information for sewage pump brands, models, manufacturers, and suppliers.
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The general name for these pumps is sewage grinder pumps if they are intended to grind and move black water or sewage, or sewage effluent pumps if the pump is intended only to move clarified effluent, say from a septic tank to a drain field. Some well-established and widely-used septic pump brands include:
Sketches are from the Environment One Low Pressure Sewer Systems Grinder Pump catalog.
Directory of Producers of Septic Pumps, Sewage Pumps, Grinder Pumps, Effluent Pumps: Contact Information
Several sewage pump manufacturers produce a separate line of commercial or municipal sewage grinder pumps from those used in residential application.
What Type of Septic Pump Should I Buy?
The type of sewage pump you need depends on how it will be used. The pumps at left may have been a misapplication for this municipal lift station ,which may explain why we found these discarded units on the site. Septic pump systems vary by these parameters:
Septic pump manufacturers provide a pump selection and sizing table that is used to guide the installer in selecting the proper pump. We've seen sewage handling systems where the wrong type or wrong capacity of pump was installed, sometimes as an attempt to "save money."
Two types of sewage pumps are used in residential applications, sewage grinder pumps or sewage ejectors pumps, and non-clogging sewage ejector pumps. We describe these next at Septic Pump Duplex System Designs
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