Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe - (Questions and Answers!)

The Submersible Borehole Pump is the heart of any modern Water Borehole System.


What Is A Submersible Pump?

A submersible pump is a device that pushes the water toward the surface instead of pulling it. It has an in-built hermetically (airtight; insulated from outside influences) sealed motor that is closely connected with the body of the pump. 
Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe - (Questions and Answers!)
Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe - (Questions and Answers!)
The whole assembly is completely submerged in the water that needs to be pumped. Submersible pumps are also known as Electric Submersible Pumps (ESP) according to the type of functionality they provide to the user.

Q: How Long Should I Expect my Submersible Borehole Pump to Last?

Borehole owners know that a good Borehole Submersible Pump can provide the entire household with reliable running water for 20+ years with very little maintenance. On the flip side, a poorly chosen or improperly sized pump can cause hours of maintenance and cost hundreds of dollars in repairs.

Q: How does one go about selecting the best Submersible Borehole Pump for their particular application in Zimbabwe?

Factors such as sizing, voltage, horsepower, and flow rate all play an important role. Our previous article, Seven Factors To Consider To Select the Right Borehole Pump in Zimbabwe breaks down all the major factors that you would need to be aware of before selecting the best type and brand for your household.

Q: Which Brands of Submersible Borehole Pumps are available to me in Zimbabwe?

There are several brands of Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe. Below are a few of them.

1. DAB Submersible Pumps: These are high-quality submersible pumps and motors that are reliable and capable of guaranteeing high energy. Extremely suitable for agricultural and irrigation purposes, DAB Pumps can also meet the needs of any type of system, up to industrial and aqueduct applications.

2. Franklin Submersible Pumps: Manufactured by a vital global leader in systems focused on the movement and management of water and fuel, the wide array of Franklin submersible pumps are designed to withstand harsh conditions and provide superior performance. The pumps can be used in a wide variety of residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, and municipal applications. Their 1 HP, 20 GPM pump is powerful enough to sustain the demands of a large household.

3. Grundfos Submersible Pumps: Designed to fit every specific need, Grundfos submersible pumps are an extensive selection of top-performing devices. In particular, the SQ series is a multistage pump that can be installed in a borehole not much larger than the pump itself. This pump is very easy to install and operate due to its built-in electronics, using flexible, magnet motors for better efficiency levels. Grundfos is a global leader and sets industry standards in world water development focusing on innovation and sustainability.

4. Shimge Submersible Pumps: Shimge is a professional pump manufacturer and supplier in China that offers a wide range of products, including circulation pumps, submersible pumps, deep well pump, small integrated pump units, and more.

5. Nexus Submersible Pumps: These are the Next Generation Pumping products! Nexus takes pride in bringing the best-regarded pump solutions across the globe. With their innovative technique and focus on customer satisfaction, Nexus slurry pumps, and multistage pumps are the choice of many leading companies.

6. Tesla Submersible Pumps: The name Tesla is synonymous with Quality. Tesla Submersible Pumps have been produced in the mountains of Italy for over 30 years with nothing but the best quality and precise manufacturing. The Tesla Submersible Pump has been making a name for itself in Zimbabwe as well.

7. Turner Morris Submersible Pumps:
Turner Morris offers a range of specialised pumps designed with efficacy, safety and effectiveness in mind. Turner Morris submersible pump's selection includes circulating, electric, high-head, submersible, chemical, dewatering, diesel and petrol drove, trash and peripheral pumps. They are also highly recommended for use in the construction industry.

8. Goulds Submersible Pumps: A brand of Xylem Industries, Goulds Water Technologies has been a trusted company in the residential, agricultural, industrial, and municipal water sectors for 150 years. Well-known and respected in over 150 countries, Goulds uses research and technology to improve on their ever-expanding product line. The Goulds 3-Wire pump includes the control where the internal components can be accessed above ground. At 1 HP and 18 GPM, this submersible pump is sufficient to meet all the water requirements of a large family. Goulds offers a 12-month warranty from the date of purchase for their submersible pumps.

9. Flotec Submersible Pumps: A leader in residential water products for over 30 years, the Flotec brand is a trusted American brand in home improvement due to its manufacturing quality and customer service. Flotec covers a wide variety of water pumps for multiple purposes including wells, water storage and movement, pressure tanks, and pressure boosters. The FP-2212 is an energy-efficient, economic, and very reliable submersible pump for residential Borehole use. At ½ HP, it pumps at depths of up to 150 ft and operates at 230 volts. Its corrosion-resistant, stainless steel housing keeps it well protected and its floating stack design assists sand resistance and reduced sand locking.

10. Dayton Submersible Pumps: Dayton is an American manufacturing company that produces a large catalogue of high-quality industrial and residential machines including water pumps, motors, filters, and a range of parts and accessories. Dayton’s submersible pump range sets a standard for residential deep well pumps for their reliability and builds quality. The ½ HP submersible pump for residential wells is made of stainless steel and has a max operating temperature of 86 degrees F. At 10 GPM, this pump can provide reliable, potable water access for a small family.

Q: How Does A Submersible Pump Work?

Understanding the complete working of Borehole Submersible Pumps is quite easier and you do not need to be technically advanced to know how things work behind the scene.
Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe
Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe

The main work of using a borewell submersible pump is to convert the rotational energy into kinetic energy using pressure energy that is directly pulled from the pump you are using. The water moves through the intake where the rotation of the impeller pushes the water through the diffuser. Finally, the water is pushed to surface level to use for different purposes according to requirements.

Q: How Do I Properly Utilize My Submersible Pump?

First of all your pump must be fully submerged in the water at all times. Should a submersible pump operate outside of water, it will overheat and encounter internal hardware components problems. You may employ the submersible pump for different operations either at your home or business according to the demand of the work.

Q: What Can You Say in Conclusion:

This list of The 10 Most Popular Submersible Borehole Pumps in Zimbabwe has been compiled after doing proper reviews and research processes on the basis of features, Power Supply, Phase types (single and three-phase), Borehole size, discounts, specifications, prices, brands, etc.

You need to check these submersible pumps thoroughly and finalize the right option that is suitable according to your requirements and also within your budget.

Contact Us Today! If you are still not sure about the specific pump you need, then that is where we come in! Our Technical Sales Engineers have been specifying Submersible Borehole Pumps to Borehole Drillers, Water Engineering Companies as well as Owners of Private Water Systems for years.

Simply give us a call on +263 78 860 8009 and we will advise you on the Borehole Submersible Pump that best suits your Installation requirements and Budget.

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