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Soilfloc® Sealant is the best polymer based sealant available for your canal, irrigation ditch or watering hole. Specifically designed to find leaks, whether in the floor, the wall or through rock formations and seal them. Soilfloc® custom blends linear and cross-linked polymers to seal any type of soil, for any sized project.

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The biological removal of muck and sludge from ponds, lakes and canals is an ecological way to eliminate organic sediments from ruining shorelines and making swimming impossible. Safe muck eating bacteria are blended from anaerobic bacterial mixtures and enzymes that specifically target the thick, black, stinky muck that is common in ponds and lakes.

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Bubbler systems use perforated tubing placed at the bottom of the water around a boathouse, dock or wall. When using diffuser lines to protect your dock from ice damage there will be some fairly common installation procedures: place the air compressor in a ventilated cabinet or shed and run an airline to the structure where a weighted bubbler hose is placed at strategic points around the dock or against the wall.

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How do I build a solar shallow well pump?

Dear Sir,

I am inquiring about something that I do not know much about . I am thinking about installing a solor power submersible pump in a shallow water well (50’) . I need to know what the least expensive route to go would be. I need to know what size solar panel would need to be used, how many batteries are required, I have been told a ½ hp motor pump would be large enough.

I am looking to install this myself to save on the cost. I would certainly appreciate your information on this project .

Best regards,



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Hello Jane, Thank-you for taking the time to visit our pond website and sending an email! While we do often have requests for solar aeration systems and for shallow well solar pumps it is rare that we do the installation of such systems...it's not that they are difficult to install..actually anyone could put a working solar pump together using a few components and solar panels and many clients we work with on farms or in remote locations who are looking for off-grid pumping want to do it themselves.

Whenever we are contracted to help design or build a system we use one of the solar retail stores that is closest to the client. Now that the Internet has made it possible for anyone to buy cheap solar pumps and panels we often just point people to our most reliable source.

For your needs we find a do it yourself cheap kit available: This is a 12 Volt Direct Current Premium Delivery Pump Kit which includes a professional-grade automatic demand diaphragm pump with a fin-cooled motor. The pump itself features a 3.6 GPM (216 Gallons Per Hour) open flow rate, Santoprene valves, Santoprene diaphragm, 45 PSI demand switch, as well as MSPT ports. This pump is coupled with a 110W solar panel, which was designed for high-end use and will deliver maximum performance and pumping power regardless of your location or situation. Easy installation Self priming up to 12 feet Can run dry without damage Motor cooling fins included One way check valve prevents reverse flow Automatic operation with pressure demand switch Optional heat sink can be added for additional cooling needs. See more info on this Shallow Well Solar Kit

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