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    Senior Member i2ik's Avatar
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    sump+overflow box

    Ok. Here is my question. I just bought an overflow box and the sump, and my question is when there is a failure, the water keep on going down by the overflow box until a certain limit. When the electricity will come back, the pump will bring back the water up the tank but the overflow box wont pull the water down because the durso wont have any water in.(no more "succion") That will cause a overflow... Am i right?
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    you need to put a baflle in the overflow this way the durso will always have water

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    even if the durso empties, once the overflow box fills with water, it should drain out of the durso once its above it's level.
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    Yeah..., what he:imwithstu said ( Sorry bud.., always like using that smiley when I can ).
    Dursos don't require priming, it simply fills up with water as the water rises then flows down the pipe.

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    Senior Member i2ik's Avatar
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    Its cool, i tried it and now i understand much more after seeing it haha!
    Thanks guys
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    thanks greg :hammerhea
    that one's for you!
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