They work, but. They don't do a lot of volume. How will you know to
turn it on? If you know you need it, you could do as you have done in the
I might suggest two other ideas.
One, add an additional pump, set it up so it will not be activated
during normal operation, it should only kick in if the first fails. Set
your alarm so it will let you know if the second is needed.
That second pump may be a battery powered one IF you don't believe you
are going to need any serious pumping when the power is out. Remember that
battery power will not pump long and as often as not, when you have a power
outage is when you have the greatest need for pumping a lot of water. Also
remember that the battery will need to be replaced every few years like your
Joseph E. Meehan
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