sump pump sizing

plumber-alOctober 12, 2012

Looking for information on how to determine GPM load from footing drain tile in order to size sump pump. I realize there are many variables to take into consideration like drain tile size and soil type.

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brickeyee

Depends on how much water flows into the pit.

There is usually no reliable way to tell ahead of time.

If you have a pit you can easily time how long it takes the water to rise and what volume of water that represents.

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