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#6797236 - 06/18/17 08:07 PM Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage
BUsouthpaw22 Offline
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Registered: 12/07/06
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Loc: Mansfield
I'm looking at purchasing a property that does not have coop water and wells are spotty in the area. Have any on you have luck utilizing a pond/tank to pump water out of to supply your cabin/camper needs? If so, what's a ballpark cost for pump, holding tank, filtration system, etc. to make it work? I wouldn't be drinking this water, only showering etc. Thanks in advance.

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#6797239 - 06/18/17 08:15 PM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: BUsouthpaw22]
rexmitchell Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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Don't have any experience in what you are suggesting but numerous folks put 500 gallon tanks and hauled water in from town and it is relatively inexpensive.

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#6797329 - 06/18/17 09:33 PM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: BUsouthpaw22]
nate33 Offline
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Registered: 11/16/16
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The maintenance on the system you described would scare me.

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#6797440 - 06/18/17 11:44 PM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: BUsouthpaw22]
Brother Phil Offline
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Do you have electricity? How far is the cabin from the pond? There are many videos on Youtube that cover this. As stated above, if this is for occasional use, such as hunting season, it may be much cheaper to haul in your own water. I have looked into this, but never tried it. I do collect water from my gutters that fill three IBC totes, that hold about 300 gl each, but I just use the water for gardening, and do not need to filter it.

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#6797464 - 06/19/17 05:34 AM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: BUsouthpaw22]
Mike Mathena Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
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Loc: Brazoria county
We have a 55g drum with a small pump hooked up to the k.s in the bunk house. It runs off a small solar charger. No showers while we're up there yet. Have you thought about rain water harvesting? Its Pretty simple.
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#6797524 - 06/19/17 07:37 AM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: rexmitchell]
maximus_flavius Offline
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Originally Posted By: rexmitchell
Don't have any experience in what you are suggesting but numerous folks put 500 gallon tanks and hauled water in from town and it is relatively inexpensive.


This is your best option IMO.

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#6803822 - 06/25/17 03:22 PM Re: Question regarding pumping water from a tank for usage [Re: BUsouthpaw22]
sparrish8 Offline
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Registered: 01/13/13
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Its not difficult.we use pumps on lakes for irrigation systems. Obviously you'll need electricity at the pump, a good pump with a filtration system I would expect $1500 then youul just need to run your water line to the house.

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