PickMyPondPump.com rates the Alpine Cyclone Pump, TetraPond Debris-Handling Pump and TotalPond Waterfall Pump as the best submersible pumps for 2015. As of October 2015, the Alpine Cyclone Pump has a rating of 4.4 out of five on Amazon.com. This submersible pump has ceramic impeller shafts and a large pre-filter. It has a 33-feet long power cord and uses magnetic-driven technology to improve the waterproof ability of its motor. This pump is available in five versions that offer different power levels.
The TetraPond Debris-Handling Pump has a rating of 4.8 out of five on Amazon.com, and it can power ponds of up to 3,000 gallons. Its uniquely designed impellers can filter out debris in the water to prevent blockage and clogging. The pump is available in two versions of different power levels, and its epoxy encapsulation protects the motor from water.
The Totalpond Waterfall Pump has a rating of 4.6 out of five on Amazon.com and can power waterfalls and fountains. It comes with a mesh barrier shield that blocks debris from entering the pump. Its ceramic shafts and bearings improve its durability, and its quiet motor allows the pump to operate without the buzzing noise. The pump's back-spitting feature prevents the pump from overheating.