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Location: Smithville / Rock Island Tennessee


Saturday, January 14th 2012, 2:57pm

Will this work?

I was wondering if I could hook up a drip irrigation starter kit (FS50) to a rain collection barrel (fake stone fountain with pump)


Supreme Member

Posts: 493

Location: Seattle


Saturday, January 14th 2012, 4:30pm

Highly doubt it.

The pump needs to be able to adequately supply water down to the end of the hose ( there is friction loss) and create enough water pressure to have the water come out of the emitters on the hose


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Posts: 5,292

Location: Metro NYC


Saturday, January 14th 2012, 10:10pm

the dollar cost of the collection/pump/filter setup would be way more than the cost of the water saved.

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