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Windmill-driven Simple Pump

"Can I drive my pump with wind power?"

We have been asked a few time about direct mechanical connection from a windmill to an unmotorized pump.

This is physically possible, but is NOT SUPPORTED by Simple Pump Co. There are pumps designed specifically for this purpose; the Simple Pump is not. Such an installation will void warranty. We cannot offer a warranty when the Simple Pump is being driven by a very powerful mechanical device of someone else's construction.

In addition, you have no power when the wind isn't blowing. Not a great option when you want a secure, reliable water supply.


In Conclusion
The recommended and supported use of a windmill is to drive a generator that charges batteries to then power our motor.






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1140 Amarillo Drive, Gardnerville, Nevada 89460-7504