Arid Bilge Systems Series 9 HD 120VAC

Arid Bilge Systems Series 9 HD 120VAC

Choose 9 to 11 Intakes


Arid Bilge is a central vacuum system that automatically and effortlessly maintains bilge compartments throughout the vessel 100% dusty dry.

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Arid Bilge Series 9 HD – 120VAC

Series 9 we do up to 11 intake zones for the unit, which are 120VAC across the board for the unit.

Arid Bilge is automatic, reliable, flexible, and best of all, it really works.

  • Eliminate the #1 source of on board odors
  • Lower on board humidity and prevent condensation damage
  • Find small leaks that now leave trails through a dry bilge
  • Stop mold and mildew before it starts to grow
  • Enhance the vessel’s resale value
  • Optional USCG approved 15ppm oily water monitored systems available
  • Available in 9 to 11 zone configurations

You will notice the Arid Bilge difference within 24 hours of installation.

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24 inches / 61 centimeters


17 inches / 43.5 centimeters


6 inches / 15.25 centimeters

Dry weight

35 pounds / 16 kilograms base unit

Intake ports

Soft Overlapping Tube Connection

Intake tubing

1/4" polyethylene in 20 to 100 foot lengths

Single discharge port

1/2 inch barbed

Air discharge port

1/8 inch pipe thread

Main unit material

1/2" PVC plastic finished in Awlgrip Matterhorn White

Main unit face material

Show model Clear Lexan, Premium model Aluminum finished in Awlgrip Matterhorn White

Power requirements

120 VAC Standard US house power

Operating temperature

above freezing

Standards and certifications

None as a stand-alone unit

Maximum expected flow rate

19 GPH / 67 LPH

Pickups & intake tubing

500/600 feet, plus a set of bilge pickups and a spare for every two ones


Full set of re-settable hour meters, custom bilge labels available, Premium model labels back light in red when active.


Arid Bilge Systems are not a replacement for working bilge pumps which may be needed in emergency situations.

Pickups Type

Pickups Standard for flat bottomed bilges, Offset for V bottomed bilges, Wand for narrow or sharp V bottomed bilges.


There are 3 pickup styles available for the Series 9.
All pickup styles have filter pads underneath which prevent debris from transiting into the intake tubing.
The pickups are not prone to clogging. Please see our blog article on pickups for additional detail.

Pickup Type Description Dimensions Picture
Standard Pickup Use this on a flat-bottomed compartment.
Typically placed near the aft bilge pump.
Offset Pickup Use this in a V-shaped compartment (up to a 45° angle).
Typically placed in the bow of the vessel or aft under the engines where the bottom of the bilge is angled.
Pickup Wand Use this flexible tube in tight areas.
Typically used in A.C. drip pans, near limber holes, under a bilge pump leveling platform, or in other narrow deep pockets that collect fluid.
Popular in older boats, wooden boats, or custom boats.
0.5″x5.5″ (bottom pad)