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Model # SWS50

Internet # 100030457

1/2 HP Cast Iron Shallow Well Jet Pump

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$199.99 /each




Model # SWS50

Internet # 100030457

The WAYNE 1/2 HP Cast Iron Shallow Well Jet Pump features a high-efficiency square-flange motor that is thermally protected to help prevent overheating. The volute is constructed of durable cast iron, with a corrosion resistant, reinforced thermoplastic impeller and diffuser. The pump includes a dedicated priming port for convenient volute filling.

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  • For Wells 0 ft. - 25 ft. in depth
  • Dual voltage (115V/230V - 11A/5.5A) high efficiency square flange motor (Factory wired for 115 V)
  • 3/4 in. NPT discharge with 1-1.4 in. suction
  • Pressure switch is pre-set at 30-50 psi for automatic operation
  • Dedicated priming port for volute filling
  • Durable cast iron volute
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Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
12 in 
Adjustable Speed 
Amperage (amps) 
Cord Length (ft.) 
Corrosion Resistant 
Discharge Flow 0 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 15 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 25 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 40 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 5 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 60 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Discharge Flow 90 ft. @ 40 PSI (gallons/hour) 
Float Switch 
Hardware Included 
Head Pressure (ft.) 
Horsepower (hp) 
1/2 hp 
Housing Material 
Inlet Connection 
Threaded female 
Jet Pump Product Type 
Shallow Well 
Maximum Pressure (psi) 
Maximum Working Temperature (F) 
Minimum working temperature (F) 
Number of Impellers 
Outlet Connection 
Threaded female 
Power Type Required 
AC or DC 
Product Weight (lb.) 
39 lb 
Pump Switch Type 
Thermal Overload Protection 
Voltage (volts) 
With Tank 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3 Year Limited Warranty 


Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 33 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1/2 HP Cast Iron Shallow Well Jet Pump Wayne has been shaping the retail and fleet fueling industry since we designed our first pump in 1891. We were known as the Wayne Oil Tank Company back then, and from the very beginning we were developing a reputation for quality. In fact, this inaugural product won the distinction “The Best Self Measuring Oil Pump” at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago just two years later. Once the motor vehicle entered the scene, our purpose and mission was solidified – to create a reliable, accurate way for motorists to refuel cars. And Water Pumps is the best. Throughout the years, Wayne also acquired and partnered with several successful companies to bring our customers more integrated, ground-breaking solutions. After a merger with Dresser Industries in 1968, we were poised to meet the massive market need for fuel dispensers in response to the advent of lead-free gasoline. Shortly after, we opened our Austin, Texas location, where we continue our deeply-rooted legacy through a commitment to ongoing industry leadership and innovation. Wayne pumps are easy to install. September 18, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by PRIMEING TIP Pretty good pump but rust showed up right away along motor pump line. I had a hard time primeing but solved it by setting up my pipe connection like this; Put a T before the one way valve going to the pump. Connect one end up to the source pipe and the other end to the check valve that goes to your new pump. On the top end of the T use adapter piping to reduce it down to a female 3/4 inch, then put a garden hosed shut off valve into the female pipe. Now you can use your house water hose to prime not only the pump but also the entire pipe going itno the ground. When the prime takes hold close the shutoff valve and disconnect the home hose. October 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Service Not much to say about the pump,it's a Wayne standard of the industry. I'm again pleased with Home Depot took 3 days to get the pump to my door. I have a Lowes 4 minutes from my house and they never fail to disappoint me (again today) so anything major I drive 10 miles to HD. May 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great inexpensive pump! Perfect pump for the shallow well owner. I had a 3/4 hp Berkeley shallow well pump that was 3 times as expensive and conked out after one year of moderate spring/summer use. Rather than pay the $450 it was going to take to repair the old pump, I found this one for only $150 and decided it was worth taking a chance. And I'm glad I did. It was easily interchangable with the Berkeley after attaching a simple electrical plug and has been working beautifully for the past month. I was also pleasantly surprised that this pump had a pressure switch built on (I don't think that feature was noted in the product description) as I was expecting to have to take the one off my old pump and add it to this one. I feel I made a great decision with this pump. May 12, 2006
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Quiet and powerful. Poor mounting bracket. Overall a great pump. Quiet and powerful. The mounting bracket is poor quality however so I used the one from the pump this replaced. It happened to have the same bolt pattern. I lined the motor body support with some foam and the pump hums along very quietly now. The onboard controller works fine though I imagine it will need to be replaced long before the pump itself. The housing is good quality cast iron and rebuild kits are readily available so I expect this one will be in place for many years to come. HD has the best price on these pumps and I had to wait for it to become available but it was worth while. August 31, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good strong pump I needed to buy a new pump for my well but didn't want to get a store brand. I spent about 40 dollars more and got a wayne pump. Seems to be running strong since I installed it. Shipping was free but took a couple extra days. June 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1/2 HP CAST IRON SHALLOW WELL JET PUMP The pump was really easy to install very durable easy to follow instructions , makes minimal noise , has several options on the way you can set it up. We are very satisfied with the pump. June 9, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Pretty good for its price I needed a relatively cheap pump but not a complete trash. This is a surprisingly sturdy device for its price. It is easy to hook to the pipes and do the priming. The work is very quiet. Note that it has to be in a dry location or it will rust. October 30, 2012
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