Pump sizing / model recommendation

Old 02-11-07, 09:36 PM
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Question Pump sizing / model recommendation

I want to pump water from a nearby lake/pond to a garden area on my property through PVC. The entire length of the PVC will be about 360 feet. I plan on just having a faucet at the end of the line with a hose attached to an oscillating sprinkler that can be moved around as needed.

The lift from water level to the garden area will be about 8-10 feet, I figure, maybe just a bit more.

Any recommendations for a pump to meet this need? I would prefer it be 110v since the electrical connection is a limiting factor.

I would use a timer to turn the pump on and off automatically.

Thanks in advance.
Old 02-12-07, 03:21 PM
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There is a show on TV called Ed the plumber. He did exactly what you are trying to do. Go to diynet.com and type Ed the plumber pond pump in the search box (episode 106). He used a shallow well pump to get water from a pond to a barn for irrigation and a livestock tank I think. Hope this helps.

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