Questions: How to Plan a Pump Out for a Larger Marina

electric diaphragm pump

Standard marina pump out station for a 120 slip marina. Features an electric diaphragm pump, universal pump out adapter for any size boat and industrial grade hosing

When it comes time to plan a new marina pump out system, many customers understandably find it challenging to know where to begin. Some have an idea of what kind of pump they need but aren’t sure about how to configure the pumps and piping. Throw in other elements like pumping up on an incline and it can get really tough. John S. operates a marina in Washington State and he posted the following question in our forum:

Q: “I need to outfit our 200 slip marina with new pump stations with one larger pump to feed the sewage up a 100 ft. hill at approx. a 6 degree slope. The problem is that our slips are spread out without a consistent layout. What kind of pump system do you recommend?” John S. Seattle, WA Continue reading

Vacuum Pumps for Marinas

Vacuum Pump for Marinas

Vacuum Pump for Marinas

One of the best ways to pump out boats ranging from 22’ all the way up to 200’ ferries and commercial vessels is by using a vacuum pump. The higher suction power can pump disposable wipes and other solids found in septic waste relatively quickly so that the next boat can be serviced. This is especially helpful during summer months when boat traffic tends to spike. Jim R. from Fort Lauderdale, Florida demonstrates an inquiry we see a lot of: When renovating or expanding a marina is there a pump out for multiple boats with one system? See below:
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Marine Pump Questions and Answers

Marine Vacuum Pump

Marine Vacuum Pump

If you’re looking to plan a new marine vacuum pump out system or replace an existing one this is a good place to start. Wastecorp is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of marine vacuum pump out systems for marinas. One of our marina customers recently exemplified what’s on the mind of marina operators these days when it comes to planning a marina vacuum pump out:

Hi, we just bought a marina in Maryland and the pump out we have needs replacement. We are planning on expanding the marina with about 50 more boat slips which will bring our total to about 121. What we would like to explore is a marine vacuum pump out system that can pump out more than one boat at a time. We got quotes on peristaltic marine pumps and my buddy who has a marina doesn’t like them; so that’s out. The previous marina owner also told us Continue reading

Marinas Pump Outs, Campground Pump Outs and Commercial Marine Pump News

Marine pumps and accessoriesWastecorp has released updated  pump brochures and buyers guides for our  marina, campground or commercial marine customers just in time for the height of the season. The new literature includes sample installations and a host of new products like honey wagons designed to help get these jobs done faster than ever before. You can download the brochures or request by mail.

Marina Pumps
Our extensive marina pump buyers guide, highlights Wastecorp’s growing presence in the recreational marine pump out industry. Our pumps have been a hit with both small and large marinas for their ease of use and long life cycles. We’ve also included some great automated options for dockside pump out systems including complete control panels, remote controls and more.

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