Simple Pump

About a year ago, I decided to get a real manual backup for my submersible well pump. I had fiddled around with a homemade thing, just a sump pump foot valve on the end of a string of PVC pipes connected with threaded fittings. The idea is to take the well cap off, stick the string down into the well, and push up and down until water starts coming out. It works, but it’s quite a workout, and all you […]