February 3, 2010

Pipes For Backyard Waterfalls

Pipes and fittings allow water to flow into your backyard waterfall.The valves let you manage the route and rate of that flow. Most of the plumbing supplies can be provided by plumbing stores, home centers, and garden dealers. By choosing the right size of pipe, fittings and valves you can make pump work most efficiently. When planning your pipe directions remember, water flows best when it runs straight. Find pipe with a smooth bore, and make le ...

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October 18, 2009


Fittings allow you to control the directions of the flow and secure the flow of water through the piping. Pipe fittings join to other pieces of pipe as well as to pumps and other equipment. Flexible pipe or a hand tight PVC muff makes pump displacement easy and quick. If the pump has a threaded socket and you want to connect it to vinyl tubing, use a barb fitting and clamp.   Many types of fittings are available   •T fitting. Divide ...

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