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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Electricity and Plumbing

In this Badge Bit, you will install a control system and secondary pump for a cistern.  Cisterns are great if you don't have a high capacity well.  Or any well and have to get water delivered.  But drinking from a long straw gets old.  Let's put a pump and control system on that cistern!

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - perform the installation of a pump to move water from a cistern into your domestic water supply piping
  - potable water
  - pressure controlled with a pressure tank

Points vary from 4-8 points for Electrical and 4-8 points for Plumbing
  - 4 points for a standard-ish system with a cistern, pump, pressure tank, circuit breaker and control mechanism to keep from running the pump dry
  - Up to 8 total points for complicated or elegant systems that required much more work (this is unlikely to be awarded often)

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than two minutes):
  - cistern and spot where the pump will go
  - new pump
  - pump wired/installed
  - control system parts
  - control system wired/installed
  - pressure tank installed
  - water flowing from a faucet or hose
Seriously? That's what you're going with? I prefer this tiny ad:
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