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True Community Hand Water Pump for California

This spring, Well WaterBoy Products will install a first-of-its-kind high-volume community hand water pump. Recently, a church in northern California contacted us for its congregation’s emergency water needs.  They chose the WaterBuck Pump because of its ability to pump volumes of water under human power. The church had an 8” well drilled specifically […]

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Depth and Capacity of the WaterBuck

Now that the WaterBuck is gaining attention, we have been asked many times how deep the WaterBuck can pump from and how much effort is required. The WaterBuck Pump is currently and efficiently operating in the range of 12’ – 14’ diameter windmills, therefore  we now anticipate reaching depths around  700’. […]


WaterBuck with its own Electric Submersible Pump

That’s right. Our innovative pump now has its own electric submersible pump for the self-reliant and serious preppers. With this unique water pump system, anyone can have water by manual or electric operation. Only one drop pipe is needed. It is the ideal emergency backup water supply system for those who have […]


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Freeze Proofing The WaterBuck

To freeze-proof a hand pump, it is common to drill a 1/8” hole in the drop pipe below the frost line so water is drained from the pump and drop pipe.  As usual, we went farther and installed a 1/4” gate valve below the frost line. Now, with a simple […]


The WaterBuck Pump and a Pressure Tank

With the non-electric shallow and deep well WaterBuck Pump and a pressure tank, anyone can have water in their home as they do with an electric water pump. Yes, our pump can pressurize indoor plumbing systems for household use and can be also used for irrigation. We watered the garden […]


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Testing the Lift of the WaterBuck Pump

We could not find a hanging scale large enough to determine the resistant load on a 4″ pump cylinder with an 80′ column of water in a 2″ drop pipe. So we decided to use the old-fashioned method, a 6-to-1 block and tackle and a set of weights. Our test […]