The Xylem Evacuator Series offers high efficiency portable utility pumps. Designed as an alternative to gas or diesel powered portable pumps, the Evacuator Series excels in  environments requiring fast, efficient removal of large concentrations of standing or flooding water. Providing a robust 2000 GPH, a capable 4000 GPH, or a sizeable 8000 GPH, the Evacuator series provides a perfect collaboration between size and functionality.

In times when power is scarce and water is high, the Evacuator series is just the pump to remove or relocate unwanted water. An innovative power connection allows for direct operation from your vehicle's 12 volt battery, via two heavy duty battery clips.

The Evacuator 8000 presents many advantages over the current portable offerings
  • Impact resistant strainer protects against debris and jamming
  • Integrated on/off switch in supplied 25 ft cabling, providing operational convenience away from the power source
  • Harsh environment DC motor technology, proven in over 15 million operational units.
  • Direct operation from a 12 volt vehicle battery, providing flexibility in location and use.
  • Extended dry run time capability, preventing pump damage due to inconsistent water flow.
  • Thermal overload protection for each motor in the event of a debris jam.

Click on the links below for quick access to online resources from the EPA, CDC,, the National Healthy Housing Council, and the Flood Safety Council:

AHRI Provides Tips for Flood Damaged Heating, Cooling Equipment Home Repair "How to drain a flooded basement - Pump Out" 
Red Cross Flood Disaster Site 
Flood Safety "Cleaning Up After A Flood 
Managing a Flooded Well
CDC Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency 
EPA Flood Cleanup

The National Council for Healthy Housing recommendations:
  • Remove standing water and dry out the building as soon as you can. Open doors and windows. Mop up or pump out any standing water.
  • Use a mild detergent and water to clean and remove mold from hard surfaces.
  • Use fans and dehumidifiers to remove moisture after cleaning. Be careful not to blow mold around while drying—point fans to blow outside.
  • Throw away moldy things that can not be cleaned, such as carpets and carpet padding, upholstered furniture, drywall, wood molding, fiberglass or cellulose insulation, and ceiling tiles.
  • If there is more than 10 square feet (about 3 ft. X 3 ft.) of mold in your house, consider using a professional mold clean-up contractor. Do not hire a contractor who recommends fogging or spraying as a way to clean up mold. Moldy materials must be removed from the building.
  • Wipe dry or allow all surfaces to fully air-dry before doing any more work. Make sure that the home is allowed to completely dry before beginning restoration.
  • Additionally, to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, residents are reminded not to operate generators within buildings. In the case of power outages, generators should only be operated outside of an enclosed space.

Video Demo of Evacuator 8000
The 8000 Gallons Per Hour water removal capability of the larger Evacuator 8000 is the DC power pump of choice for handling flooded basements

As flood recovery from Hurricane Sandy continues, Xylem and our network of partners in the Northeastern US are hard at work helping people in the affected areas cope with the tragedy. With one of the best and largest distribution channels in the region, Xylem can put you in touch with someone who can assist you with your emergency water removal needs.
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The Evacuator 8000 can be purchased from your local Xylem Brand dealer:

Goulds Water Technology - Dealer Locator

Rule Brand - Dealer Locator

Or click on the link below to purchase online:

Amazon - Evacuator 8000

Xylem has a wide range of specialty pumps suited for water removal that are gas or electric powered. Click on the product images below to learn more.

For large dewatering projects click here to view the full Godwin Brand product line and rental services.

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