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Creek pumping

pumping from the creek for irrigationThe rain has been good to us lately, but this week it came up a little short.

We had to make a small change to the creek pumping system by adding a separate line from the pump.

This provides a more direct path to the sprinklers and has increased the pressure by a noticeable degree.

The picture shows one of those large plastic storage units at the bottom of the creek that provides a nice place for the pump to rest. The intake is towards the middle, so it helps to prop the hose end up on a brick.

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