Model # BWE

Internet #100055241

Store SKU #646661

Store SO SKU #1000895755

Basement Watchdog Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System
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Basement Watchdog

Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System

  • Sensor monitors battery fluid levels for increased piece of mind
  • Includes a dual float switch for added protection
  • Detailed manual makes installation easy
$14700 /each
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Product Overview

  • Sensor monitors battery fluid levels for increased piece of mind
  • Includes a dual float switch for added protection
  • Detailed manual makes installation easy
The Basement Watchdog Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump can be easily installed in either a normal sized or narrow sump pit and automatically begins pumping during power outages, when the main pump fails or when water flow exceeds the capacity of the main pump. Its unique monitoring system sounds an alarm when maintenance is needed or a problem arises. A display panel indicator light will identify the cause of the alarm and the proper corrective action. The dual float switch provides double the protection and will activate the backup pump when either float is raised.
  • Pumps 1,000 GPH at 10 ft. of lift and 2,000 GPH at 0 ft. of lift
  • User-friendly control panel lights up with a warning and describes what to do for easy maintenance
  • Dual float switch provides 2X the protection
  • Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge
  • Fluid sensor monitors fluid level of the battery
  • Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries
  • Automatic 0.4 Amp charger
  • Compact pump can be installed even in small or narrow sump pits
  • Detailed instructions with over 90 pictures walk you through the simple installation process
  • Free lifetime technical support
  • Includes control unit with a dual float switch, a battery fluid level sensor, pump with a 1-1/2 in. PVC pipe adapter, battery box and charger
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Product Overview

  • Sensor monitors battery fluid levels for increased piece of mind
  • Includes a dual float switch for added protection
  • Detailed manual makes installation easy
Model #: BWE
Sku #: 646661
Internet #: 100055241

The Basement Watchdog Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump can be easily installed in either a normal sized or narrow sump pit and automatically begins pumping during power outages, when the main pump fails or when water flow exceeds the capacity of the main pump. Its unique monitoring system sounds an alarm when maintenance is needed or a problem arises. A display panel indicator light will identify the cause of the alarm and the proper corrective action. The dual float switch provides double the protection and will activate the backup pump when either float is raised.

  • Pumps 1,000 GPH at 10 ft. of lift and 2,000 GPH at 0 ft. of lift
  • User-friendly control panel lights up with a warning and describes what to do for easy maintenance
  • Dual float switch provides 2X the protection
  • Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge
  • Fluid sensor monitors fluid level of the battery
  • Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries
  • Automatic 0.4 Amp charger
  • Compact pump can be installed even in small or narrow sump pits
  • Detailed instructions with over 90 pictures walk you through the simple installation process
  • Free lifetime technical support
  • Includes control unit with a dual float switch, a battery fluid level sensor, pump with a 1-1/2 in. PVC pipe adapter, battery box and charger
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Voltage (volts) 12 12 12 12
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.5
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
8.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
6.5
Batteries Included
No
Battery Life (hours)
6 h
Battery Type Required
24EP6 - 6 Hour Basement Watchdog Emergency Sump Pump Battery
Housing Material
Thermoplastic
Number of Batteries Required
1
Product Weight (lb.)
3.5lb
Returnable
90-Day
Voltage (volts)
12

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.5
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
8.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
6.5
Batteries Included
No
Battery Life (hours)
6 h
Battery Type Required
24EP6 - 6 Hour Basement Watchdog Emergency Sump Pump Battery
Housing Material
Thermoplastic
Number of Batteries Required
1
Product Weight (lb.)
3.5lb
Returnable
90-Day
Voltage (volts)
12

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years

Questions & Answers

Is the battery rechargable

Asked by: Steve
Yes. Rechargeable. As mentioned by the company rep in another post, special note should be made of the charger included with this pump. It's a very low-powered charger. After discharge in a power outage event where the pump has been running for any significant period of time, I'd highly recommend disconnecting the battery and charging it using a conventional automotive charger.
Answered by: T344
Date published: 2017-10-07

Can the elbow and pipe adaptor be taken off from the sump pump? If so, the pump outlet will be h...

Can the elbow and pipe adaptor be taken off from the sump pump? If so, the pump outlet will be horizontal. Can we connect the outlet horizontally to a tee connector on the main AC pump line?
Asked by: bliang
We normally do not recommend that application, as it may affect the flow rate of the pumps. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am - 5pm CT Monday through Friday.
Answered by: Watchdog
Date published: 2017-12-27

Can I connect a second battery to extend the pumping time for this unit?

Can I connect a second battery to extend the pumping time for this unit?
Asked by: Chuck
The Basement Watchdog Emergency unit does not have a big enough charger to maintain the charge level in 2 batteries. The Basement Watchdog Big Dog + Connect and the Basement Watchdog Special + Connect do have that capability, however. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am - 5pm CT Monday through Friday.
Answered by: Watchdog
Date published: 2017-12-27

how many gallons per minute

how many gallons per minute
Asked by: edgar
This system pumps 33.3GPM at no lift and 16.7GPM at 10 feet of head pressure. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am – 5pm CT Monday through Friday.
Answered by: Watchdog
Date published: 2017-11-23
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Customer Reviews

Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 82.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I exchanged the Backup battery Sump Pump the same day... I exchanged the Backup battery Sump Pump the same day I bought it because it wouldn't stop running. The replacement works great.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was amazed at the ease of installation and setup. The instructions were clear and concise. I fa... I was amazed at the ease of installation and setup. The instructions were clear and concise. I failed to read one instruction, and had a minor problem. A call to Watchdog customer service had the glitch resolved in minutes. There is an actual person answering the phone. They are pleasant and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had a previous one and a recent power surge created a problem with the existing one. So this ... I had a previous one and a recent power surge created a problem with the existing one. So this was never a question as to what product to replace it with. Only issue was the item was out of stock at the local stores due to recent rains in the area. So I ordered it from the website and received it at home.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I bought this system three years ago and so far I have had to replace the battery every year (it ... I bought this system three years ago and so far I have had to replace the battery every year (it fails a few days over the one year warranty period). I maintain the water level in the battery and check it every three months as directed. Do not buy.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It was very easy to assemble and operate. It was very easy to assemble and operate.
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice for when the power goes out Nice for when the power goes out
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Watchdog is short lived and needs to be put down. I bought a home with this system professionally installed 15 months ago. I am ripping this out and installing something new. It did pump as a back up, but audible alarm will not silence even when turned off. If battery drains a little due to pumping, alarm will sound until battery is completely charged. Imagine a smoke alarm that will not shut off. You have to dissconect from battery (with wrench) and power brick from wall. After my unit screamed all night and battery would not take full charge....it's got to go (Yes water level in battery was maintained) Bottom line..does work, but will drive you insane.
Date published: 2010-04-17
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