First off let me say that I have searched and read through many of the "water/well related threads" and could not find exactly what I was looking for.
I have a shallow well with a submersible pump on it, I think the static level is between 30'-50'. I believe the casing is 4". If it makes a huge...
I have seen designs for using a shallow well pump (suction pump) using the same water line that goes into the well casing. Basically, people use some T fittings and valves to allow the water to be drawn by either the hand pump or the jet pump.
I want to do this.
I am looking for...
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I was wondering if someone might be able to offer advice on a question about my well.
My well is about 80 deep.
In the event of a prolonged power outage, is some kind of hand pump available to pump up water from this depth?
Any advice would be appreciated.
For those of you who have water stored in barrels, blue or steel or whatever, how do you get the water out?
I've got a cheap hand pump that screws into one of the bungholes, but it's kinda flimsy and not very efficient. I was thinking about getting a small 12v pump.
Any suggestions for a...
I don't quite know where to start with this, please forgive me if this has been answered a million times already. I did try searching, but not knowing the correct terminology may have been the problem.
I currently have a well that feeds a 1300 gal storage tank, so short term outages...