Top-10 Gas-Powered Trash Water Pumps

Top-Rated & Best-Selling Gas Trash Pumps

By  | Water Pump Product Expert

Trash pumps are meant to pump out the dirty, solid-filled water that other pumps just can't handle.

You don't just want any trash pump—you want the best one out there. That's why this year we've compiled the top lists of the best-selling, top-rated, and expert-recommended gas-powered trash pumps around.

Don't just take our word for it; scroll through the tabs and see what our customers have to say below. Or, if you want to learn more about the uses for these pumps, check out our Trash Pump Buyer's Guide.


Top 10 Selling Top-10 Gas-Powered Trash Water Pumps

Top 10 Rated Top-10 Gas-Powered Trash Water Pumps

Recommended Top-10 Gas-Powered Trash Water Pumps

Top Gas Trash Pumps
Multiquip QP3TH - 396 GPM (3") Trash Pump w/ Honda GX Engine
I'm not sure where to start with this beast of a pump. Coming from a manufacturer that is known in the construction field, this pump will take on anything from your light residential to your heavy commercial applications. With the heavy duty Hond...
Honda WT30XK4 - 319 GPM (3") Heavy Duty Trash Pump
It's no secret that the construction and rental markets have relied on Honda pumps for over 20 years because of their long-lasting performance. This pump comes with the easy starting OHV Honda commercial grade engine, full frame protection, and qu...
BE TP-4013HM - 580 GPM (4") Trash Pump w/ Honda GX Engine
This 4" trash pump can really move water at 506 gallons per minute, that equates to over 30,000 gallons in an hour! This beast can also handle up to 1" solids. This pump can clean up a serious mess. This pump comes with a commercial grade Honda G...


Trash Pumps
Trash Pump

Trash pumps are made to handle debris and solids such as leaves, pebbles, and twigs. With larger impeller veins and pump housing, trash pumps can pass solids like those mentioned above.


The pump does not grind these up as they enter the impeller, but leaves them intact and sends them on their way. You'll want to use a hose with a strainer for trash pumps too. In the event the pump does get clogged though, there are easy clean outs, which you can open up by hand and remove any items too big.



Diaphragm Pumps

Diaphragm Pump

Diaphragm pumps work entirely differently than other trash pumps. Instead of using centrifugal force, the pump has a diaphragm which is pushed up and down, creating a vacuum effect.


When the diaphragm goes up, it creates a vacuum, sucking in water. When the diaphragm is pushed down, it ejects the water that was just suctioned into the pump. It essentially acts like a piston in a combustion engine, alternately drawing in and then ejecting out.


Diaphragm pumps are most commonly used to pump sludge and extremely abrasive liquids. A common example would be draining a pond because it can handle the muck and mud on the bottom, as well as the water, leaves, and weeds.



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