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xx   PUMP
xx   WATER

How to have water when the power's out. Hook up a hand pump along with an electric pump so you can have well water even if the power fails.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.78#6) pg. 48

How to pump water out of a 100-ft. well using compressed air.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 2000 (v.84#1) pg. 110

Move your water with a ram pump. How to determine if a ram pump will satisfy your needs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 2002 (v.86#1) pg. 40

Tip on determining the need for installing a pump to boost water pressure inside your house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #345 Feb 1994 (v.44#2) pg. 9

Tips on selecting a 12-volt pump to transfer water from a cistern to a bladder tank.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 16

Tip on making a reproduction of a wooden water pump.
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 14

Pumps for emergency and everyday duty. What is available and tips on their use.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.12#3) pg. 62

Part 2 in a series on managing your own water supply. What you should know about pumps and water systems.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1978 (v.3#5) pg. 55

How to troubleshoot your home's water pump. Detailed troubleshooting charts for different types of pumps.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 93

How to stop a well-pump hammer sound by adding an air chamber made from plastic pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1981 (v.6#6) pg. 92

How to build a hydraulic ram pump.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #57 May-Jun 1979 pg. 120

Cycle power. How to mount a bicycle gear on a frame and use it to produce useful power by means of a pulley system driven by the pedals. Cycle powered water pump setup is illustrated.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 137

Build a home-sized waterwheel. Wooden wheel is used to pump water 35-feet up to a holding tank. Est. cost: $100.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 156

Tip: How to utilize a clothes washing machine to pump water for taking a shower. An idea for backwoods living.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 72

Undershot waterwheel is used to pump stream water to a garden. Built from an old hay-rake wheel outfitted with plywood paddles. Est. cost: $250.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #82 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 140

How to install a backup hand pump on your well.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #86 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 102

An undershot waterwheel with paddles can deliver up to 3,785 gallons of water daily. Unit is built from a hay-rake wheel, angle and channel iron, PVC pipe and assorted hardware. Est. cost: $250.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #100 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 106

How to build a water ram pump.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #155 Apr-May 1996 pg. 44

Excerpt from the book "Pedal Power", published by Rodale Press, shows a sketch of an axial-flow hydraulic irrigation pump that is pedal powered.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 88

Excerpt from the book "Pedal Power", published by Rodale Press, shows how a pitcher hand pump can be modified with an actuating rod connected to the handle that is powered by pedaling.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 89

A look at a homemade hydraulic ram pump that can raise water 10 ft. for every foot of vertical fall.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1978 (v.25#5) pg. 128

Water pump switch to keep a tank full. A lower pair of electrodes turn the unit on when empty and an upper pair turn it off when full.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 57
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 67

Use a hose to isolate pump noise from house.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1966 (v.126#4) pg. 162

Troubleshooting a shallow-well jet pump that draws too much air.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1988 (v.165#5) pg. 157

The water-well pump. How it works. Single-drop and double-drop jet-pump systems and a submersible pump system explained.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1997 (v.174#5) pg. 106

A look at the various kinds of pumps that can be used to recycle greywater.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 287