The Hand-Operated Simple Pump
FITS IN ALMOST ALL WELLS
Fits alongside the submersible piping in nearly all 4″ and larger wells
(Or in a 2″ or 3″ well alone)
FROM 325 FEET WATER LEVEL
MUCH farther down than other pumps
And that still requires only moderate effort!
LESS PUMPING EFFORT
One third to one fifth the pumping effort compared to seemingly comparable pumps
So easy to use, a child can pump up to 5 gallons per minute
PUMP INTO YOUR PRESSURE TANK
Gives you full use of all your taps and fixtures
Can pump into your pressure tank from as far down as 225′ water level
No other hand pump can match this.
The best made hand pump — the ONLY one made with computer-controlled machining from aerospace grade, lead-free stainless steel. (All metal parts in contact with water are stainless steel.)
AND YET IT IS MARKEDLY LESS EXPENSIVE THAN ANY OTHER “SERIOUS” HAND-PUMP.
Read Some Additional Advantages of the Simple Pump
EASY TO INSTALL
If you have a well with a pitless adaptor, you may prefer to install the pump yourself (helper recommended). About two-thirds of our clients install their own pump. You only need simple tools such as Allen wrenches and vice grips — No winch/hoist or specialized tools are needed, as with many other hand pumps. And no cutting or gluing of PVC is required.
As one client put it, “My dog could have installed this pump if he had opposing thumbs! Totally awesome, and works perfectly. One person installation and your video did a shining job.”
Or you can, of course, have the installation performed by your local professional installer.
(If your submersible piping exits through the well cap, then the skills and tools of a professional are required.)
All components are Safe Drinking Water Act compliant.
Connection for standard 3/4″ hose (use drinking-water-compatible hose) or 3/4″ FNPT pipe.
The Simple Pump is freeze-proof. A 1/16″ weep hole, drilled at 48 inches from the top fitting, allows the water to drain below the frost line and not freeze. For deeper frost lines, a custom weep hole can be drilled farther down at no charge.
Another option is the Simple Pump pitless adaptor, which allows the water pipe to run underground to your house.
We have many pumps installed in Alaska, northern Canada, and the coldest parts of the Lower 48, without any freeze issues.
“I installed the pump this Fall at 11,000 feet in Colorado, and it is now working during the coldest part of the year!”
After pumping, the water level will slowly drop to the weep hole elevation. Then a few pumps will bring it up. If the pump is not being used for a while, the water in the pump will slowly drop back down to your water level. No priming is necessary. Just pump to bring the water back to the surface.
So durable, it has an expected 50-year lifespan. Aircraft-grade, solid billets of metal are computer machined for maximum precision — much stronger than castings. And because the parts fit together so precisely, wear is greatly reduced. Graphite-impregnated bronze bushings, at the three pump-head pivot points, further increase durability. Routine maintenance consists of replacing the seals. The frequency of this maintenance depends on the amount of use and quality of the water, but is typically between 3 and 10+ years.
If you are away from your property, for an extended period, you can remove the pump lever and lower the pump head. This leaves your pump inconspicuous and protected (as shown to the right).
AND ONE ADDITIONAL UNIQUE FEATURE – OUR ADD-ON MOTORS
If, at some point in the future, you wanted to have a motorized Simple Pump, just do a quick and easy conversion with a Simple Pump motor. You don’t have to buy a whole new pump. AND if you then have an emergency with the motor, you can switch back to hand-operation in only about ten minutes! No other hand pump offers this hand-motor-hand conversion option.
“The feeling of independence is incomparable. Come what may, my family and I will have fresh water. What an AWESOME feeling! Great product, lives up to the claims and worth every penny.”Name Withheld