New Pressurized Water System

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Old 07-08-03, 06:27 AM
sebeach
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New Pressurized Water System

I'm currently looking to install a new water system at a lakeside cabin.

Currently we pump lake water up 25ft to a ~300 gal holding tank and then use gravity to get the water to the cabin. Unfortunately the holding tank has sprung a leak(s) so its time for something new.

I'm thinking of putting a diaphram tank under the cabin and then using the current pump is down by the lake (it would be about 20ft from the tank). I thint the only problem I have is the pump doesn't have any type of pressure shut off switch. How big of a deal would it be to hook up a pressure switch to turn the pump on and off?

Any tips or comments on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-08-03, 07:55 PM
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Cool

Check out www.peekspump.com and www.jessstryker.com for great info on pump systems.
It isn't difficult to install a pressure switch on the pump or a pressure tank.
 
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