Category Archives: well

Dog Powered Well Pump

While looking through a book from the early 1900’s I found this article on a dog-powered well pump.  Having read about the many uses of work dogs in the past, I believe this would work.  Now unfortunately they don’t show …

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Water Always

This is a post submitted for the writing contest by Joe A.

Howard

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Make your Own Deep Well Bucket

This is a rerun of an old post.  The reason is that one of our readers has made an improvement to the design. It is shown at the bottom.   A simple method for getting water out of a deep well …

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The best way to store water Part 1

For a lot of people water seems to be one of the things they have the hardest time storing.  I hear all kinds of reasons, the big one being “I don’t have the room”.

When you plan water storage, your …

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Make your own deep well bucket

A simple method for getting water out of a deep well without electricity is shown below.

Attach a rope to the PVC pipe and lower the bucket down the 4 to 6 inch well shaft, and let it sink …

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Getting Water from your Well without Electricity.

 

In the last few days I have received requests for information on deep well pumps. There are internet suppliers that sell hand pumps for deep wells.  A search under “deep well hand pumps” will show several. Lehmans (http://www.lehmans.com/

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