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pedestal-type sump pumpclick to hear

Device removing water from a pit dug in the ground in order to evacuate it to a sewer or septic tank.
pedestal-type sump pump float discharge line check valve switch sump float clamp grounded receptacle pump motor

float click to hear

Moving part connected to the shutoff switch; it rises with the water level and activates the pump.

discharge line click to hear

Pipe through which the pump evacuates the sump water to a sewer or septic tank.

check valve click to hear

Valve with a toggle preventing water from backing up into the sump.

switch click to hear

Mechanism allowing the pump motor to be activated when the float reaches a preset level.

sump click to hear

Pit in which water runoff is collected in the event the basement floods.

float clamp click to hear

Metal part keeping the float line in place.

grounded receptacle click to hear

Device for supplying electricity and ensuring the transfer of the current to the ground in the event of device malfunction; it prevents electrocution.

pump motor click to hear

Device transforming electric energy into mechanical energy to drive another device.