The Cover-Care Pool Cover Pump is a multi faceted tool. You can use this pump to get rid of excess water on the top of your cover when you open your pool. You can also use it to drain your hot tub if you are having troubleshooting issues and/or doing your bi annual maintenance. This product connects easily to a garden hose and can pump 300 GPH(Gallons Per Hour). The pump is completely submersible an comes with a clog resistant foam filter.