We have a water pump available for almost any situation. Because we have many water pumps in stock and closely collaborate with various water pump suppliers, we guarantee fast deliveries and adequate solutions. Waterpump.co.uk is a service-oriented web shop with the widest variety of water pumps and accessories. There are many different types of water pumps available. Below is a list of main categories.
How does a water pump operate?
There are many different types of water pumps, including submersible pumps, irrigation pumps and circulation pumps. Although all pumps operate differently, generally speaking, pumps can be divided into three main categories. There are the self-priming pumps, centrifugal pumps and underwater pumps.
Self-priming pumps are placed outside of the water. The pump’s engine operates the pump housing. The pump housing of a self-priming pump is equipped with a suction and delivery diameter. Using the suction diameter, the pump is able to suck water by means of a suction hose. The end of the suction hose can be positioned in the source (under water). The pump’s housing includes one or multiple impellers. Impellers resemble closed rotor blades that exert a certain suction and compressive force by spinning around. Rotation of the impellers releases these forces and allows the pump to suck up water at a maximum depth of 8 meters. The pressure force in these types of pumps is always much greater and is expressed in head rate, or maximum pressure. As a rule of thumb: the more impellers, the greater the pressure the pump can exert. Other pumps that fall into this category include irrigation pumps, booster pumps and rainwater harvesting pumps.
Centrifugal pumps are largely the same as self-priming pumps, although they either have very light self-priming features or none at all. Given that centrifugal pumps have less suction power, they must always be manually started. Therefore, these pumps are often used for smaller suction heights, or systems where the water is already fed to the pump or closed systems (circulation pumps).
The weather is getting warmer now the spring has really started. Everyone is buying some flowers to put in their garden and make it look nice and colorful. Most people start working in their garden after somewhere in May because halfway in May it will not freeze anymore meaning your flowers will not die. In these warm days it is necessary to take good care of your garden, especially for vulnerable flowers and plants. You have to keep an eye on the weather. Flowers and plants can be very vulnerable to rain and the sun. An overdose of rain or an overdose of sun can be fatal for flowers and plants, that is why you should always keep an eye on them.
In summer it is very important to keep your plants and flowers hydrated but watering your plants and flowers every day is quite an intensive effort. When the temperature rises and your plants and flowers dry out more often it is necessary to water them every one to two days. If you have a larger garden a good option can be a waterpump. Waterpumps can be used to water large areas, with a lot of plants, flowers and trees.
There are several different waterpumps designed for garden irrigation. You can buy several of these waterpumps on waterpump.co.uk. These pumps can irrigate your garden with the perfect amount of water. Some of the high-end irrigation pumps can even analyze the amount of water and dryness there is in the ground. That way they can turn on at any given time when your plants and flowers need water, and give them the exact amount of water they need. The only thing you have to do is install the waterpump, connect the pump to a water reservoir and electricity and you are good to go.