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Dock water pump


hethj7

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Anyone got a pump they like that can sit on the dock, use an extended pipe/hose to the lake water for suction and then put out decent flow and pressure for washdown?  I will probably tee off the discharge and run a hose to a fish cleaning station and another for washdown.  

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Our irrigation pump is an old pool pump.  Pulls fr9m the lake and waters the lawn.  We can also connect hoses to it if needed.  Puts out a ton of water - especially what you are looking for.  Do you really want to use lake water for a wash down though?  Maybe you lakes are a lot nicer than our mud, but I have fresh water on my dock for this.

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We don’t have fresh water at the dock.   The lake is actually pretty clear.  Not ideal but it is a community dock and other owners are wanting it and I told them I would get a solution in place.  Right now I would take it just to wash the bird poo off the dock boards.  :)  

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Looks like I will probably pick up a shallow well pump with pressure switch.  I checked out some other installs and that is what seems to be common.  

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If you add an inline filter the water will be relatively clean and the filter, at least the one I have have is easy to clean.

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