The PondMAX EV Series pumps are designed for use with pond skimmers and in water features. The SmartMag technology protects the pump from damge due to blockage or running dry. These pumps are very easy to install and maintain. Each pump comes with all of the plumbing parts you need to get started. The pumps can easily be maintianed without the use of tools. The EV700 – EV1200 each come with a flow control option or an extra large screen with a sponge, to be used wheny ou are installing them with a fountain head. The EV1800 and up can be installed horizontally or vertically. All EV pumps can be installed inline in a flooded suction configuration.