Today we start work on a 37 Type Climax wind pump. We will be reinforcing its feet, changing some rotten supports, general maintenance such as changing the oil in the Climax oil bath gearbox, renewing shafts, makings new leather gaskets for the well pump, restoring and Cleaning the well to create a working wind pump
Following from the other day a client of ours had a well within their driveway which they wished to have cleaned and a pump installed to allow usage of the water for irrigation. We successfully completed the well clean which took a little longer then we anticipated but wells are always full of surprises! We
We have an interesting job on at the moment. We first went to see the well which had all its old pumping equipment still in place minus the old wind pump which has long gone except the bottom tower stands. On measuring the well it only had 1 foot of water which seemed very strange
We installed a well pump, light and cleaned the well. The video shows the after we had completed the works and also at the end I have tried to best record the lighting system which is a remote controlled, multi-coloured light. There will be glass installed to the top of the well when complete.
This is a project we done last year. I have uploaded the video now to show the working of an old pump. This was before it was stripped and rebuilt. There would have been a rod which would have been connected to a hand dug water well pump to pump water from the well. There
After some hard digging we finally made it down and sunk a well. The well has a yield of 20ltrs per min on average and we are all very happy with it. The standing water if left over night is a little less then 3.5meters deep so 3.5 tons of water available on a daily
We will be installing a lift and force pump into a well next week. The pump is made of brass with leather gaskets and lead weights for non return valves. The handle is cast iron. We will be installing the pump 15 feet into a well using Oak or Elm beams. Keep checking back as