You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #28: Great idea for a pump cover. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Rural/Farm Donate to DU
Dover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-17-08 12:38 PM
Response to Original message
28. Great idea for a pump cover.
Edited on Fri Oct-17-08 12:41 PM by Dover

I have a friend with a small acreage and a well. She was showing me around and pointed to a
small boulder and said, "And there's the pump". I looked at her puzzled and we walked over to it.
She then lifted the 'boulder' to reveal that it was fake and hollow. It was the cover for her
pump! She had insulated it on the inside (she had sprayed insulation onto the walls of the inside).
Anyway, I just thought that was brilliant. Very accessible, light weight, natural looking, AND it
provided the pump with all the protection it needed.

Her other pump equipment was in a separate place (I can't remember what it's called...maybe a pressure pump?) that held about 30 gallons at a time.
She had built a small shed to protect it and the electrical switches for it, and had a heat lamp in there for the occasional freeze.
I guess they didn't make fake boulders big enough to cover that... :P
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Rural/Farm Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC