EDOU DIRECT Submersible Pool Cover Pump

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EDOU DIRECT Submersible Pool Cover Pump Review

Product Highlights:

  • 850 GPH max flow rate
  • Submersible pump removes water from pool covers
  • Heavy-duty design with ABS casing
  • Includes 16′ drainage hose and adapters
  • 25′ power cord for outlet connection


  • Quickly drains standing water
  • Adapters allow for hose connections
  • Long power cord for positioning flexibility
  • A high flow rate saves time
  • Good quality construction


  • Not designed for continuous operation
  • Smaller debris can clog intake
  • The off switch is a basic toggle style
  • Hose fitting could be more heavy-duty

Customer Feedback:

  • Pumps off water much faster than by hand
  • It is well worth the investment to protect the cover
  • Connections are convenient but cheap plastic
  • Have had a few fail after one season

Bottom Line:

The EDOU DIRECT submersible pump is an affordable way to drain accumulated cover water quickly. The powerful flow rate and accessories add convenience to winter pool maintenance. While not made for continuous duty, it works well for periodic water removal as long as expectations are set appropriately.