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Liberty SJ10 - SumpJet® Water Powered Backup Sump Pump (990 GPH @ 10')

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Back-up Sump Pumps
GPH
1200
Gallons
HP

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Vertical Float Switch
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SumpJet® Water Powered Backup Sump Pump
Protect your basement in the case of a power outage

Requires No Electricity To Operate
Powered by your municipal water supply
Requires an uninterrupted water source to operate
Will NOT work with homes supplied by well pumps

How It Works
Water under pressure will flow through the SumpJet®
Creates a vacuum and causes the water to be drawn out

Fully Automatic Design
Removes 2 gallons of sump water per 1 gallon used

Accepts 20 PSI up to 100PSI Inlet Supply Pressure
Performance varies w/ inlet water source/pressure & pumping head

3/4 " NPT Water Inlet Connection & 1-1/2" Discharge
Compatible with most residential plumbing systems

Please Note - All output specified is based on 60 PSI (Inlet)

3-Year Warranty


Model
Model Number:SJ10
UPC:671812113655
Manufacturer:Liberty Pumps
Housing Material:Thermoplastic
Min Sump Basin Size:18 Inch
Motor
Pump
Float Type:Vertical Float
GPH @ 0 feet:1200 GPH
GPH @ 5 feet:1140 GPH
GPH @ 10 feet:990 GPH
GPH @ 15 feet:795 GPH
GPH @ 20 feet:615 GPH
Discharge Port Size:1-1/2 Inch
Built-in check Valve:Yes
Overview
Float On:Not Available
Float Off:Not Available
Manual Override:Yes
Solid Handling:None
Weight:6 Lbs. (2.72 kilograms)
Dimensions:L x 5.1"W x 21.6"H
(0.00 x 12.95 x 54.86 cm)
Consumer Warranty:3 Years
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  3 Questions
Q: have liberty waterpowered sump model 5710 what is the capacity on this model
by Fred R from Kentucky on March 17, 2014

A: Thank you for your interest in Sump Pumps Direct. The pumping capacity on the Liberty SJ10 Water Powered Backup Sump Pump really depends on your water pressure(PSI). Minimum required water pressure for this pump is 30PSI. At 30PSI, you will get approximately 990GPH @ a 10' head. If you water pressure is greater, your pumping capacity will also increase.
If you have additional questions, please let me know.
by Jim, Product Expert
Q: Which is better, a battery back-up system or a water back-up system?
by Linda L from Kentucky on February 06, 2014

A: Depending on the water table in your area and the potential for flooding you could go either way. If your water removal needs are below average, you could elect to go with a low GPH rated battery backup sump pump or water powered backup. Please note that water powered systems will only work with a minimum of 20-40 PSI. They will not work if you draw your water from a well. The typical water powered system would provide between 300-1000GPH of pumping capacity. If you're in a little higher water table that the flooding potential is a bit higher, you may want to consider a battery backup system rated at between 1000-2300GPH. If the flooding potential and water table are very high, you might look at the systems rated at 2400GPM and higher. You should also check with your local municipality to make sure that they are allowed as some municipalities have outlawed them as they do waste water in a sense.
by Jim, Product Expert
Q: Hi Jim,

I'm looking at the Liberty built SJ10 pump to work as a backup as we have had issues with water in the basement in the past. After reading some of its literature, I noticed it needs a minimum of 20 PSI of municipal pressure to work. Is there a way to check for this before ordering this product? Also it's advertised as pumping 990 gph/10'. What does this mean? In your experience is this a well built pump or are there better out there as a back-up and for similar money? I have read a few negative reviews about the float switch being very cheap and flimsy and the spring loaded check valve not operating correctly. Also, there has been a review stating it doesn't remove enough water fast enough. I'd love to hear what you think!

by Michael from Michigan on August 09, 2012

A: You might try contacting a local licensed plumber or look at purchasing an inline pressure gauge to install at your spigot that would give you a good idea of your water pressure. The 990GPH/10' means that the Liberty model SJ10 will pump water up 10 feet at a rate of 990 gallons per hour or 16.5 gallons per minute (GPM). Liberty is one of the top manufacturers of pumps in the U.S. and their product is very well built and designed. While there may be better, more expensive systems out there, we currently offer only two water powered backup systems. This and the Bur-Cam model 300402.
Depending on the water table in your area and the potential for flooding, you could go with a water powered or battery backup sump pump system. If your water removal needs are below average, you could elect to go with a low GPH rated battery backup sump pump or water powered backup. Please note that water powered systems will only work if you have a municipal water supply with a minimum of 20-100 PSI. They will not work if you draw your water from a well. A low output system would provide between 300-1000GPH. If you're in a little higher water table that the flooding potential is a bit higher, you may want to consider a battery backup system rated at between 1000-2300GPH. If the flooding potential and water table are very high, you might look at the systems rated at 2400GPM and higher.
by Jim, Product Expert
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Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
Pros
Won't Find These In Home... (1)
I'd Buy It Again (9)
Price (6)
Easy To Use (5)
Light Weight (4)
Cons
Low Quality (1)
This Is A Great Company ... (1)
Delivery (1)
Loud (1)
It Doesn't Keep Up With ... (1)
92% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Thomas P.
Union, NJ
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 11/20/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
DEC.
13
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What An Excellant Product!!!!!
Here in NJ some places have a very high water table. Both houses have french drains, 1/2 hp or 1 hp primary sump pumps and a liberty water power backup pump. This is what you call piece of mind & that's priceless!!!
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations, Reliable, High Quality
Thomas Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
Thomas Would Recommend Sump Pumps Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"GREAT PUMP, EXCELLANT QUALITY, FAST SHIPPING, WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR !!"
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Sean B.
Birdsboro, PA
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 2/21/14
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
APR.
05
2014
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
It's Ok
It doesn't seem to keep up with the amount of water that comes into my basement. It the power goes out then my basement begins to fill up with water.
Cons: Low Quality, It Doesn't Keep Up With The Amount Of Water That Comes In
Sean Does Not Recommend This Product
Jim, the Sump Pump Expert
Product Expert
Sean,
The output of water powered backup pumps is always much lower compared to a battery backup system. You may want to consider a Battery Backup Sump Pump System, and use the water powered pump as a 3rd line of protection.
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Derick L.
Dugger, IN
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 9/1/13
REVIEWED
SEP.
23
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A+++
Water power will save your basement ...
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, High Quality
Derick Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Mike S.
Perry, NY
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 12/31/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent
Easy to install and pumps great.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, Fast, Quiet
Mike Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Brian C.
Macomb Township, MI
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 8/11/13
REVIEWED
SEP.
07
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Back Up Sump Pump
Excellent purchase for the money. Does what we need it to do. Easy installation.
Pros: Price, Features, Easy To Use, Light Weight
Cons: Loud
Brian Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Sharon C.
Sandusky, OH
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 5/27/13
REVIEWED
AUG.
07
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Liberty Pump
I bought this pump simply because it was recommended by a friend and the contractor. However, when the contractor arrived, he told me he no longer choose Liberty, without much explanation. This worried me. It installed well for him. We have not had to use it. Since this was on a house out of state, which we use as a vacation home, I feel secure having it, but have not used it, and hope not to. I did purchase 2 additional pumps to put into two rental properties we have. I have not had them... more
Pros: Price, Light Weight, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Delivery
Sharon Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Ron A.
Oregon, OH
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 1/28/14
REVIEWED
MAR.
11
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Liberty Sj10 - SumpjetŪ Water Powered Backup
Was better than I thought it would be.. Easy to install Works like a charm. Had had a couple of other pumps and this one is the best so far.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality, Reliable
Ron Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Ted B.
Scotia, NY
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 11/27/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
17
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Sj10
My new SJ10 works wonderful. Pumps water out fast and is very quite.
Pros: Light Weight, Easy To Use, Quiet, Fast
Ted Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
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Chester D.
Farmington Hills, MI
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 3/12/14
REVIEWED
APR.
23
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Backup Pump - Yeah
I have a sump pump that works, but I worried that while I'm away it could stop working, so I wanted to install a backup. I chose this one over a battery powered because batteries won't last forever and eventually the pump will stop. This pump is manual and runs without electricity. I tested it, it works, I'm happy and confident I won't have a flood in my basement. Price was right, free shipping, cannot beat shopping sump pumps direct. PS this shipped in two days, easy install - thanks
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Price, Won't Find These In Home Depot Or Liwes
Chester Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
Chester's Experience With Sump Pumps Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I'd use this web site again - all went well."
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Nathan S.
Marseilles, IL
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 2/20/14
REVIEWED
APR.
04
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Liberty Sj10 Pump
I ordered this to make sure I had a back up system in my household for my own piece of mind and also for insurance reasons. Sump pump backup insurance was added as soon as it was installed. Insurance company highly recommends them now if you are in the appropriate area with the water pressure needed. Great product overall.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, Price, Light Weight
Nathan Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
Nathan's Experience With Sump Pumps Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I have already recommended this site to several friends and family."
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Rose K.
Williamsville, NY
Purchased from Sump Pumps Direct
Purchased 6/28/13
REVIEWED
AUG.
13
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Works Like A Charm
I've had a jet sump pump backup for 7 yrs. It worked perfectly. It died last month & this is a replacement.
Pros: Price, I'd Buy It Again, Durable
Rose Recommends This Liberty Pumps Product
Rose Would Recommend Sump Pumps Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Went online & checked out various companies selling the jet sump pump & was very happy with Sump Pumps Direct service."
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