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Sprinkler system well water

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by JohnAHeatherly, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. JohnAHeatherly

    JohnAHeatherly Monkey+

    the sprinkler system in the new dwelling runs off well water with a small electric pump - wonder how i could tap that well if needed if the electricity is out?
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    How big of Pump, an what Voltage is it?
  3. JohnAHeatherly

    JohnAHeatherly Monkey+


    v 115/230 hp 1

    let me clarify my question: what could i use to manually extract water if the power goes out and i do not use a generator?
  4. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    how deep is the well and what size is the drop pipe also important is how far down the standing water is
  5. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    multi/family dwelling, or single? own/ or rent? i would hate to give advice on this if it could seriously put you in legal jeopardy. sorry bout the lower case only. i am temporaily restricted to one wing only.
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