But then he realized he didn't like water. His fish, however, do. One problem: The pump for the well that supplies water to his home runs even when the pressure fails to build up, posing the risk of pumping the well dry. To guarantee a steady water supply, Steve designed a control device that shuts down the pump under extreme low pressure.
For Steve Dean's complete instructions on how to build your own Water Pump Control Systems, go to: http://www.manufacturing.net/dn/index.asp?layout=siteInfoWebzine&view=Detail&doc_id=110627
|Water Pump Control System Parts List|
|Amt||Part Description||Allied Part #|
|1||Indicator light, red||749-9765|
|1||Indicator light, white||749-9766|
|Other supplies: Solenoid-operated gate valve, 10 ft of 12 gauge wire|
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