The Everbilt 1/3 HP automatic submersible utility pump removes water from areas like crawl spaces, window wells or other low-lying areas. It has an innovative and reliable mini-float switch to detect the water level. The mini-float switch will turn the pump on when water levels reach approximately 1-1/2 in. and turn the pump off when water levels reach approximately 1/8 in. This pump is not intended for permanent installation, and is not to be used as a sump pump.