Choice 1 : Irrigation vs. Mains Backup Pumps
Irrigation pumps are a pump and electronic controller combination where the pump starts and stops automatically when you open or close the garden tap. Irrigation pumps do not switch over to towns water when your tank runs dry.

Mains Backup pumps are a pump and 3-Way electronic controller that operates like an irrigation pump but also switches over to town water when tank water is not available. This option is required when you connect your rain water tank to a toilet or washing machine. A plumber is required to install a mains backup controller and back-flow prevention devices to comply with local water regulations.

Continue to Choice 2 : Guide to Surface vs. Submersible Pumps

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