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Old 01-19-2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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Can you attach a garden hose to a sump pump?

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Can you attach a garden hose to a sump pump?
I suppose... but why would you want to ADD water to a sump pump?

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I do not want to add water I want to use the hose to take out the water!
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Depends what size outlet is on the pump?
What are you trying to do with it?
There's a reason why larger cap. pumps come with larger outlets. Try standing on a garden hose and turn it on.
If the pumb can not pump to full flow it will over heat and far less water will get pumped.
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Can you attach a garden hose to a sump pump?
Ayuh,... I've done that to bilge out my boats durin' the summer...

Only problem is the sump pumps like bigger discharge hoses, 'n they labor quite abit with only a garden hose...
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