Green Solar Powered Water Barrel

A "Green" way of using rainwater with the convenience of city water.

Green Solar Powered Water Barrel

step 1

link barrel to downspout. ensure top of barrel remains below level of water entry. I found the "Watersaver" attachment for the 3"x4" downspout pipe works perfectly. In orde…

step 2

ensure you have a complete path for water from the downspout to the barrel or barrels then from the overflow to the downspout again.

step 3

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step 5

filter the water from the barrel to protect the pump. keeps the roof sediment from wearing out the pump.

step 6

keeping the battery and pump protected from the elements

step 7

an inside view of the standard size battery case and equipment layout

step 8

closeup of flojet pump particulars

Via Instructables, Published: 2009.05.05

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