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Submersible semi open vortex sewage pump


The model DVSU, DVSHU submersible pumps are constructed of rugged cast iron suitable for effluent and sewage  applications. The model DVS(H)U has a semi-open vortex impeller suited for pumpage containing abrasive, stringy and/or suspended solids. The model DVSHU can handle hot water applications up to 176°F.


Discharge Size: 2″, 3″
Range of HP: 1/2 to 5 HP
Capacity: 7 to 250 GPM
Head: 10 to 80 Feet
Max. solid diameter: 2 1/4″
Max. liquid temperature:

  • 122°F/50°C (Model DVSU)
  • 158°F/70°C (Model DVSHU 1/2, 1 HP )
  • 176°F/80°C (Model DVSHU 2 to 5 HP)
  • 200°F/93°C (Model DVSHU limited to 10 minutes)

Key Features

  • Air-filled heavy-duty motor, rated for 20 starts/hour – operates cooler with higher efficiencies
  • Built-in motor protection autocut – protects against overheat, out of phase, single phasing and no load
  • 60,000 hour bearings – long dependable operation with lower maintenance costs
  • Semi-open vortex impellers – vortex action prevents clogging and handles stringy materials better in applications where problematic clogging can occur
  • Large solids handling – able to handle abrasive, suspended solids up to 2 1/4″
  • Double mechanical seals – operate in an oil bath away from pumpage providing longer service life and lower maintenance costs
  • Available for slide rail installations – to provide easy maintenance for small sump type installations


  • Water
  • Wastewater
  • Drainage
  • Effluent
  • Hot Water