HARRISON, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Hermine continues to make landfall in the Southern Coastal States, removing standing water will be crucial to preventing the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika Virus, which causes birth defects. WAYNE Pumps' latest innovation in water management, the WWB WaterBUG Submersible Water Removal Pump with Multi-Flo Technology, can remove water to 1/16th inch on the surface, making a given area virtually dry. The WaterBug is currently available on Amazon.com and can be found locally in Home Depot Stores.
The combination of warm weather and standing water creates a breeding ground for mosquitos. Since the recent discovery in Florida of mosquitos carrying the Zika Virus, officials have been removing even the smallest amount of standing water to prevent the spread of the virus. The impact of Hurricane Hermine could now hamper those efforts. Governor Rick Scott recently said removing standing water after the storm would be a top priority in the state.
WAYNE Pumps' Multi-Flo Technology allows the WaterBUG's user to select the appropriate discharge for the water removal application with ease from either the top or side of the pump. The top discharge of the WaterBUG is excellent for removing water in confined spaces, such as window wells. For water removal in open areas such as flooded basements or rooms, as well as flooded yards, the WaterBUG's side discharge can be used.
"The WWB WaterBUG Submersible Water Removal Pump is a high quality, easy to use tool for anyone seeking to eliminate unwanted water, and is especially practical for consumers to protect their homes from the sudden flooding brought about by Hurricane Hermine," said Jeremy Cantor, V.P. Sales and Marketing, WAYNE Water Systems.
Assembled in the United States, the WaterBUG also features a multi-ring suction strainer filters debris, ensuring the suction intake remains clear to minimize clogging.
To learn more about the WWB WaterBUG Submersible Water Removal Pump with Multi-Flo technology, visit http://www.waynepumps.com.
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