FINALLY!! First Try Pumping Water from My CREEK! 💧

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Sow the Land

2 oy oldin

I try and pump out water from our creek!
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Jason and Lorraine. In 2016 we sold most of our belongings and left the city in southern California to start a small homestead in the mountains of North Carolina. We left the city in search for a more minimal and intentional life. We became passionate about growing our own food and knowing what exactly is in our food after I (Jason) became diagnosed with cancer. Now 8 years in remission we as a family are on a journey to live our passions.
We document our life on UZpost videos to inspire others to get out of their comfort zone and not be afraid of change. We started our own online general store where we have available the things we make and use in real life. Thank you for following us on this incredible life changing journey!

Dennis Littfin
Dennis Littfin 2 kun oldin
You might want to consider a ram pump. No electricity required checkout some ram pump videos on UZpost
Homesteading The Pioneer Way
Homesteading The Pioneer Way 21 kun oldin
Great,that's what i'm trying to do i have a creek but a long way from the area i need it to be and it's all uphill,
Talib Alway
Talib Alway Oy oldin
Why are you so negative all the time learn to be positive once in a while
Lynn Barnes
Lynn Barnes Oy oldin
You can also get rabbit manure from someone and make tea for your greenhouse that will help warm the soil just be careful you don't put too much that would burn that do a deep mulch.
LBurnsy Oy oldin
Kit Carson
Kit Carson Oy oldin
If the hose kinks, you can burn up your pump.
evalina Warne
evalina Warne Oy oldin
No Name
No Name 2 oy oldin
So happy for you. The water situation just got better
Sandi Schraut
Sandi Schraut 2 oy oldin
I like the idea of filling barrels of water with pump. Nice!
Joel Cooper
Joel Cooper 2 oy oldin
Jason, heads up from an old Navy Mechanic who burned out a pump once, that's likely a centrifugal pump which doesn't self prime very easily. Centrifugal pumps are both cooled and lubricated by the water that flows through them, so extended periods (several minutes perhaps) of time running waiting for a prime can shorten the life of the pump as it wears out waiting for lubrication. Notwithstanding the other comments I saw about a needed check valve (which prevents the priming water that you pour in from running into the creek) "Prime" helps drawing a vacuum [on the creek] and the higher up the pump is from the water, the greater the vacuum that is needed and the less efficient the pump is pumping water out the other end. Moving the pump closer to the creek's edge (lower in elevation) likely places it more at risk from floods, but it will pump better from there. God bless you guys. (v/r Fellow Southern Ca refugees)
Flying Pig Preserve
Flying Pig Preserve 2 oy oldin
What a nice gift from your neighbor. It just takes time to prime the pipe from Creek to Pump. You could use a Tote to protect your Pump. Drill Intake and Outtake Holes woul have to remove Lid to run but would keep Pump Dry and Portable. I'd get Quick Connect for the Hose End. Tote could be big enough to store 50 feet of Hose. This way that Hose is dedicated to the Pump only. Works Great just have to make sure Tube from Creek to Pump always drains in winter. Merry Christmas. God Bless and Peace Be With You All
lieuwina lee
lieuwina lee 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas and a happy, blessed, prosperous New Year for 2021, to you and your lovely family. From Cambridgeshire UK.
Nick Locicero
Nick Locicero 2 oy oldin
My first thoughts were using barrels, You just set up/start it one time and fill all your barrels, The mini water tower is a good idea too. Merry Christmas guys!!
Marco Antonio Rocha Ibarra
Marco Antonio Rocha Ibarra 2 oy oldin
I would research Mark 3 pumps. We use them in wildland fire in the NW, and they work pretty well.
Robin H
Robin H 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas!
Maine Magic
Maine Magic 2 oy oldin
smaller dredge pump and golf cart battery
keith woods
keith woods 2 oy oldin
Hi Jason! Great ide, you may need to install a foot valva at the intake, or else you may need to prime the pump with each use. Merry Christmas to you and your family!
Elizabeth Brooks
Elizabeth Brooks 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Joseph Barker
Joseph Barker 2 oy oldin
pump can push better then pull. pump needs to be closer to creek.
Lyssa Orelli
Lyssa Orelli 2 oy oldin
Do you need the pipes or can you use a hose from the water to the pump? Seems like it would be a more flexible setup
M S 2 oy oldin
Rain barrel timer keep insulated pump house, timer power by solar.
Andy Krayenhagen
Andy Krayenhagen 2 oy oldin
You could also put in a t-valve to the three areas you want to send water to.
longcaster 2 oy oldin
You don't need a dam, dig it deeper. Pumps are rated by how high they can lift water.
Batpherlang Kharkrang
Batpherlang Kharkrang 2 oy oldin
Hi....... Jason and Lorraine nice to see you, thank you for sharing your video homestead chicken farmer garden 👋 bye 👋 bye 👋 bye 👋 👕🐔🐓🐥🐖🌱🎥👍👍👍
daisy gurl
daisy gurl 2 oy oldin
Brilliant! Persistence pays off! So glad you were wrong and it worked after all! Blessings...daisy
Nancy Parker
Nancy Parker 2 oy oldin
Nice xylophone for the chickens!!
Lisa Love Schuble
Lisa Love Schuble 2 oy oldin
Why don’t you build yourself a garden water tower and use the pump to fill your tank when it gets low?
Joe Haywood
Joe Haywood 2 oy oldin
Put a small barrel in the creek with holes so you won’t be sucking up dirt .
grammyspieface1 2 oy oldin
I saw another channel used heated dog water bowl
chele michele
chele michele 2 oy oldin
👍 those greens look awesome... Have a good day ❄❄❄
Donna Mays
Donna Mays 2 oy oldin
Dianne Valdez
Dianne Valdez 2 oy oldin
Gotta love that Bernice!!! Congratulations on getting water from your creek! Love you guys.
Craig Timm
Craig Timm 2 oy oldin
Put a check valve at the bottom then move the pump up to where you would like it. The check valve will stop the pump from draining and you'll not be running down to the creek to start and stop. Remember a transfer pump does not like to be restricted...
Jay Tee
Jay Tee 2 oy oldin
have you ever tried gold panning in that creek ?
Joel Beukelman
Joel Beukelman 2 oy oldin
Huge win! Going to have to try something similar from our creek.
Barbara Gray Armendariz
Barbara Gray Armendariz 2 oy oldin
Can't you build something like Justin has so it doesn't freeze
Chris Meek
Chris Meek 2 oy oldin
Haha. My 13 hens are the same way. All lay in the top right nesting box. One rebel who lays small eggs by herself top left. Crazy
Debbie Bragg
Debbie Bragg 2 oy oldin
JR’s Bushcraft Outdoors Southern Style
JR’s Bushcraft Outdoors Southern Style 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas
Cassie Davis
Cassie Davis 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas
AfrLaLa 2 oy oldin
Terrific little pump absolutely 👌. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Always looking forward to see your story. 🌷💕
AfrLaLa 2 oy oldin
You have to make a catch area for the water so it’s constant water.?
AfrLaLa 2 oy oldin
Perhaps they shy do not want to lay the eggs with everyone else looking?😂
Leslie Nichols
Leslie Nichols 2 oy oldin
Jason, I love your attitude of gratitude.
Be sure to put mulch around plants to help insulate the plants for extra warmth
I got to ask? Why do you have the xylophone mounted in the chicken yard? Do the chickens play music?
713TEX 2 oy oldin
Electric pump with solar panel can fill water barrels during the day.
Gwen R.
Gwen R. 2 oy oldin
Yes!! Water is a great thing
Gwen R.
Gwen R. 2 oy oldin
Cinderella is a pretty girl
Pettway Family Farmstead
Pettway Family Farmstead 2 oy oldin
Greenhouse growth is looking good. Glad you have a solution for water you can work with to improve.
Ca Bo
Ca Bo 2 oy oldin
Ghislaine Laplante
Ghislaine Laplante 2 oy oldin
Great video so educationnal! I still think that Cinderella is a Bresse Chicken
Karen Zaller
Karen Zaller 2 oy oldin
sydneydbrooks 2 oy oldin
Celtic Roots Farm
Celtic Roots Farm 2 oy oldin
Makes thing easier for sure when technology helps out. Glad to see the pump worked for you.
Melissa Kasner
Melissa Kasner 2 oy oldin
That was cool im glad to things become easier for you. Merry Christmas
Mr Whomp Ass
Mr Whomp Ass 2 oy oldin
Move it closer and use tubs to fill up.
les davis
les davis 2 oy oldin
I would spend a few more dollars the next time you buy a water hose. I buy the black rubber hoses they are a little more but I have had some for over 25 years and still work like new. I turn them on in the spring and sometimes do not turn off until late fall. Like your channel ,keep going strong and stay healthy. Merry Christmas to you all.
Norine Holland
Norine Holland 2 oy oldin
Revelations from Jason at Sow The Land....."When you WATER the plants, they actually GROW!" You might be able to trench at a more gradual angle and get water up that slope better. Bury the hose.
mark johnson
mark johnson 2 oy oldin
Use black tanks for water.
Bernadette Jeffers
Bernadette Jeffers 2 oy oldin
Screen over the end in the creek to keep junk out
Diane Charles
Diane Charles 2 oy oldin
Awesome neighbor=awesome pump!! This could be a game changer for watering!!!
Michael Williams
Michael Williams 2 oy oldin
For our chickens we have two different buckets for water. We bring one in at night so that one is always thawed
Jon Thormahlen
Jon Thormahlen 2 oy oldin
Need the Milwaukee battery powered utility pump
Tony 2 oy oldin
Randy C
Randy C 2 oy oldin
What kind of feed? They like it.
Randy C
Randy C 2 oy oldin
Workshop awesome!
Tracy Bruring
Tracy Bruring 2 oy oldin
I have always thought you need to stack rocks to make a swimming hole anyway in that creek. it would make pumping water easier
Laura Kiffmeyer
Laura Kiffmeyer 2 oy oldin
Take some of your rocks and create a pool so your not sucking mud from the creek bed
Marie Radatsz
Marie Radatsz 2 oy oldin
So glad it has worked for you xxx
Puerto Rican Prepper
Puerto Rican Prepper 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas ! Blessings! 🎄🙏😃
Laura Kiffmeyer
Laura Kiffmeyer 2 oy oldin
Have you thought about using a black bucket in the winter for water?
Rod MacKinnon
Rod MacKinnon 2 oy oldin
Great video . . . Merry Christmas.
Richard Grauer
Richard Grauer 2 oy oldin
use a black bucket for the chicken waterer
TheKjartis 2 oy oldin
Is the back side of the pig pen a elevated area? If so you can have some tanks there that can be filled from the creek. Merry christmas! :)
Mrs. Garcia
Mrs. Garcia 2 oy oldin
You know you’re a farmer when....❤️ Merry Christmas ☝️
Matt Taylor
Matt Taylor 2 oy oldin
Best gloves ever!!!
Mason Stanton
Mason Stanton 2 oy oldin
Put a garden hose on the pump end
Valdeck 2 oy oldin
Build the water tower.
Teresa Hyneman
Teresa Hyneman 2 oy oldin
Merry Christmas !
Jan Hatchett
Jan Hatchett 2 oy oldin
I saw someone keep a waterer on a hot compost pile in the chicken run to prevent freezing. Maybe on Perma Pastures Farm channel?
AdamIn3D 2 oy oldin
start of the video made me jump. Music sounded like someone knocking on my door through my headset.
jason smith
jason smith 2 oy oldin
You should get some of those DC powered solar bucket heaters like the k&h perfect bucket heater you only uses 80 Watts it's thermostatically controlled at safe and plastic buckets it's good to -20
Katherine Whittenberg
Katherine Whittenberg 2 oy oldin
Put green house closer to the creek. Fill rain barrels then water.
holly slaughter
holly slaughter 2 oy oldin
3:22 Do they play the rainbow xylophone?
Sow the Land
Sow the Land 2 oy oldin
Rosa Rosado
Rosa Rosado 2 oy oldin
1 refer
Eric Allen
Eric Allen 2 oy oldin
Place the pump close to the stream with short as possible pipe for best suction. Maybe you can find one of those IBC totes that hold 330 gallons then only need to.pump once in a while to refill.
Armida Perez
Armida Perez 2 oy oldin
Maybe underground tank dig a trench from pond to tank(s) using hose cover dirt trench so it doesn't freeze???
BJ Spyder
BJ Spyder 2 oy oldin
Cinderella grew up to be very pretty. Is she a white Chantacler?
Renita Hebner
Renita Hebner 2 oy oldin
Pot holder has Bernice. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Armida Perez
Armida Perez 2 oy oldin
Great idea online work shop..also do a how to grow mushroom?? Things you have sucess with.
MrFlip001 2 oy oldin
Find yourself a food grade IBC tote or used water tank. Build a tower for it out of 4x4s. 6 to 8 foot tall depending on how much water pressure you want. Plumb with hose fittings and add a water timer with drip irrigation. Fill it up every few days (or whatever it ends up being) with water from the stream and enjoy mostly hands off hassle free watering.
trebor hgils
trebor hgils 2 oy oldin
Elevated water tower at or close to stream high enough to create water pressure and FLOW.
Dixsigns Romping Rock Dairy
Dixsigns Romping Rock Dairy 2 oy oldin
You need a foot valve in the creek and be sure and prime it.
Michael Raney
Michael Raney 2 oy oldin
Great video! A question: have you ever been pf a mentorship group or program to help with building your social media business? If so, who would you recommend for a homesteading/small farm youtube mentor?
I want to be Grey
I want to be Grey 2 oy oldin
This is epic for you guys! I mean I have watching since the beginning and this is all I ever hoped you could have free water lol! Yay! What a cool idea as well with the Gas powered.
I want to be Grey
I want to be Grey 2 oy oldin
Also this is Kristin McIntosh lol and I dont know how I changed my name but I did. Go buy all the merch it is amazing!
Christa Inglis
Christa Inglis 2 oy oldin
grew up in NZ irrigating crops - come the summer I would set up irrigation either a couple of over the top/ overhead sprinklers or low ground sprinklers not drip as I think the pressure from the pump might be to much and turn the pump on for an couple of hours in the evening and water what needs to be watered
Green’s Homestead and More
Green’s Homestead and More 2 oy oldin
I would have a bit deeper of a pool to get water out and install a one way valve so it holds water in your feed pipe to the pump. But can’t use it durning the cold times. Gas pumps are nice and tend to move a good volume of water even up hill. They are great for areas that flood a lot and have to pump out low areas and basements. If you look up “trash pumps” most will be gas. And you might be able to find a hose for your feed line that is flexible for that freebie pump. 👍🏻
Christina Anderson
Christina Anderson 2 oy oldin
This is amazing!!! Wish I would have water access!!! Have a very Merry Christmas 🎄
John Oyer
John Oyer 2 oy oldin
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