Basementsaver WP3 & Basepump CB1500 Water Powered Backup Sump Pumps
These Size 3 pumps are the optimum choice for Large Commercial Basements with high sump flow and normal (40-90psi) city water pressure. Basementsaver WP3 & Basepump CB1500 ultra-reliable emergency water powered backup sump pumps remove up to 2,000gph (at 90psi) and are incredibly efficient: 1 gallon of city water removes 2 gallons from your basement sump
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Basementsaver WP3 & Basepump CB1500 Backup Pump Features
The Basementsaver WP3 and the Basepump CB1500 are exactly identical pump units that represent the most advanced water powered sump pump technology currently available:
Water Powered Pumps use water flow from your city water supply to remove up to 2,000gph from your basement sump.
Ultra-Reliable Backup Pump Technology with no battery to maintain, and no moving components to wear out.
Automatic Operation pumping only when necessary to keep your basement dry.
Unlimited Run Time so long as you have 40psi or more city water pressure available.
Highly Efficient ceiling mounted pumps remove 2 gallons from your sump for every gallon of city water used.
Heavy-Duty Schedule 80 Polypropylene Construction is highly resistant to the corrosion, and repels the fouling, that usually degrades the performance of most pumps over time.
Simple DIY Installation with fully illustrated step-by-step pump installation instructions.
FREE Independent Commercial-Grade Water Alarm included with every Basementsaver WP3 and Basepump CB1500 pump.
30 Day Money-Back Guarantee and 5 Year Limited Warranty on every WP3 and CB1500 pump.
WP3 / CB1500 Backup Pump Operation
When water in your basement sump rises above the normal control range provided by your primary sump pump, your backup pump automatically starts pumping until the sump water is reduced sufficiently to lower it’s float below the trigger level:
Excess rising water in your basement sump lifts the backup pump Float
The backup pump float activates a Hydraulic Valve on the pump unit that allows city water to run through the Ejector.
Each gallon of city water flow through the backup pump ejector creates sufficient suction to pull 2 gallons of water from your sump up the suction tube.
A Check Valve on the pump body prevents water from returning back down into your sump.
The 2 gallons of sump water mix with the 1 gallon of city water as they discharge together out of the backup pump ejector into the discharge pipe and out of your basement.
Basementsaver WP3 & Basepump CB1500 Pump Model Comparison
The Basementsaver WP3 and the Basepump CB1500 pump units are both assembled by Basepump, with identical components, on exactly the same production line, in Buffalo, NY.
Basementsaver WP3 / Basepump CB1500 Commercial Grade Backup Sump Pump Provides 2,000gph Maximum Pumping Capacity At 90psi City Water Pressure (Assuming A 10ft Lift From Sump To Pump Unit)
The Basementsaver WP3 / Basepump CB1500 is the commercial-rated water powered backup pump model, providing 2,000gph maximum pumping capacity through a 10ft lift at 90psi city water pressure.
This size of pump is designed for application in large commercial basements, with high sump flow rates, that can provide a city water supply at a pressure in the range 40-90psi.
The WP3 / CB1500 pump will operate in your basement if your outside standard hose spigot can supply water at a sufficient flow rate to fill a bucket to the 5 gallon level in 20 seconds or less (allow 25% longer for a frost-proof spigot).
The WP3 / CB1500 is also available with optional integrated AVB backflow prevention devices to satisfy local plumbing codes, See Optional Models >>.
Basementsaver WP3 / Basepump CB1500
What You Get In The Package & What Else You Need
Here’s What You Get In The Package:
Basementsaver WP3 / Basepump CB1500 Water Powered Sump Pump Unit
PVC check valve to prevent reverse flow down the suction pipe to your sump
Backup pump float, transfer tube, and filter screen
PVC fittings, mounting clamps, screws, and cable ties
3/4″ or 1″ Pipe & fittings to connect city water feed to the pump ejector
Ball or gate valve, union fitting, female adapter to connect to male threaded fitting on pump unit
10ft or more of 1.5″ diameter PVC pipe to form the Suction Pipe between the pump and your sump
PVC pipe cleaner, cement and PTFE pipe thread sealant tape
WP3 / CB1500 Water Powered Backup Sump Pump Installation
The Basementsaver WP3 and Basepump CB1500 both come with Fully-Illustrated, Step-By-Step, Installation Instructions and may be easily installed by any homeowner with moderate DIY capability and a few common tools. The Basepump video below presents a WP1 /RB750 installation, and your WP3 / CB1500 installation will be similar, but with larger pipes and fittings.
The WP3 / CB1500 backup pump Ejector unit installs on a rafter in your basement ceiling, above your sump pit, with a vertical suction tube running down from the pump body into your sump. A hydraulic float is attached to the suction tube inside your sump, above the level of the water surface that is normally maintained by your primary sump pump.
Water Power is provided by permanently connecting a pipe from your city water supply into the pump unit, and sump water is discharged either into the discharge pipe for your primary sump pump or to the outside of your home.
Alternative Backflow Prevention & Pumping Capacity Specifications
Competitor Water Powered Backup Pump Performance Comparison
Min Sump Size3
McDonald Guardian 747H2O
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Published Pumping Rate data for 50psi motive pressure and 9-10ft lift to discharge.
Published Efficiency data for sump gallons removed per gallon of city water used at 50psi motive pressure and 9-10ft lift to discharge.
Minimum Sump Diameter Required for backup pump to function correctly.
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