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sump pump

[′səmp ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A small, single-stage vertical pump used to drain shallow pits or sumps.

sump pump, ejector

sump pump
A pump used to remove the accumulated waste in a sump.
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Yes, the Sump Pump Monster (SPM) was entirely a figment of my overactive imagination, inspired by my uncle's campfire ghost-and-ghoul stories.
Water or waterborne material that originates from within the dwelling and backs up through sewers or drains, or overflows or is discharged from a sump, sump pump, or related equipment is covered, even if the overflow or discharge is due to mechanical breakdown or power failure.
If you do not have a sump pump, they are relatively inexpensive.
sump, a sump pump. or related equipment, even if the equipment suffers a mechanical breakdown.
This provides $5,000 of coverage for back up through a sewer or drain or overflow or discharge of a sump, sump pump or related equipment, even if the equipment suffers a mechanical breakdown.
In 2010, residents on Taylor Road and Southampton Drive complained about ponding on their yards, sump pumps running continuously, flooded basements, and icy sidewalks.
During Irene, many homeowners reported that their sump pumps simply could not keep up with the amount of water coming in.
And my answer is: Jack, only if you can be happy while using five-gallon plastic buckets to feverishly bail groundwater that is pouring out of your toilet and shower because heavy, wet soil has crushed your house-to-street sewage line, therefore making inoperable the sump pump in the basement of your 73-year-old house - the pump that normally would prevent your basement from flooding but instead is the reason why you're paying a couple of guys $620 to dig up your front lawn and the reason why you weren't able to use your toilets or showers or water for two days and you smell like a rancid backpacker.
and serves the air conditioning, refrigeration, power transmission and sump pump markets, among others.
Paul Beauregard, owner of Gold Seal Waterproofing in Worcester, said he has been busy quoting prices on sump pump installations all week.
(2) Overflows or is otherwise discharged from a sump, sump pump or related equipment;
* Make sure the sump pump in the holding tank is working.