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Sump Pump Circuit Wiring

Installing Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Sump Pump and providing the necessary GFCI protection and means of disconnect.


Wire Size for a Sump Pump Circuit
Electrical Question #1: I plan to put a separate circuit in for the sump pump in my septic system.

This electrical wiring question came from Duane, a Homeowner from Ravenna, Ohio.

Electrical Question #2: Is a sump pump in a basement required to be on a GFCI Outlet?

This electrical wiring question came from Joseph in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dave’s Reply:
Thank you for your electrical questions.

Electrical Wiring for a Sump Pump Circuit

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One Response to “Sump Pump Circuit Wiring”
  1. Andrew says:

    Those who live in areas with a known history of basement flooding will most certainly need to have a sump pump hooked up. It is a regular thing that we go on quite a few sump pump inspection trips during the stormy summer months. Once in a while people just need their sump pit cleaned, other times they need a replacement pump.

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