A collection Of Filter Picutres
Utah Filter Station
Mess Of Filters
CA Spring tapping above whatever it was called.
CA Hydro Station
3/4" Black Polyethylene Pipe Iron Pipe Size. Usually comes in 400 foot rolls.
Must Be NSF rated.
Pipe of 100PSI or less tends to Kink, Pipe of over 160PSI is to hard to work with.
US Plastic #24402 for 3/4", 24403 for 1" and 24401 for 1/2"
US Plastic #24098 for 3/4", 24099 for 1" 24097 for 1/2"
Hose Clamps. Once needed for each pipe connection
US Plastic Part numbers 3/4" to 1/2" 24209, 1" to 3/4" 24210
Reducor Adapters from 1" to 3/4" and 3/4" to 1/2"
Thread adapters to NPT threads from 3/4" to 1/2" Both male and female handy.
Colder Quick Disconnect fittings.
This year I am relying on YOU the reader to help bring supplies that I cannot bring to the
gathering. You can drop off supplies at Info or CALM with note to Hawker and I am sure they will get to me.
So what do I need and what can you do.
- Bring Potable Water Collection devices.
55g plastic barrels available from soda bottling plants and large
water containers are also available. Supposedly there are 300 gallon takes
available for about $40 each located 20 miles east of Chico. These were
used to hold Olive Oil. They can
be washed and rinsed with soap to remove the oil then bleached cleaned
with 1 cup of bleach to 16 gallons of water then air-dried. For more info
contact Rob Savoy Rob@welcomehome.org
- Bring “Igloo” type water coolers to dispense water.
- Katadyn #4 (1040) or #5 (preferred) filters
- 0.5 - 5 micron home water filters (1-3 micron carbon preferred)
Such as the Omni CB1 and TO1
- Home house filter housings such as the Omni Filter OB1
SCD-40 adapters, fittings and couplings for SCD-40 pipe from 3/4 ” to
1.5”. This included all types of
adapters to thread, pipe, T, reducers, caps, spigots etc.
Grade “Black Irrigation” pipe from 1/2 ” to 1.5” and all manner of barbed
adaptors to threads, Ts, Couplings etc.
- Brass Faucets and adapters to various types of pipe.
- Anything that adapts to 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4 or 1" NPT and 3/8 or 1/2" hose
- Hose Clamps, All sizes from #4 on up. Especially #6 and #20 hose clamps
- Food Grade RV (Garden) Hose.
- High Pressure 1/4", 3/8 & 1/2" ID Plastic food grade tubing.
- Colder Products APC Series Quick Disconnects – see below for part numbers.
- 1/4" - 1/2" NPT and Hose Barb ends
- Rope, Tarps, Sign makers and people to put this together.
- The large filters banks are made from and All American Pressure Cooker Model
921 available from http://www.pressurecooker-outlet.com/921.htm
ideas and designs
- Your help hooking this monstrosity up and keeping the site staffed and running
Things I need for the Pump Station
size (2-7)GPM 12VDC Pumps (ShurFlow 2088 and 4000 series). The preferred pump is a Shurflow model
# 804-009-01 (About $350) but we have also used the Shurflow 2088-443-144 with an external well pump accumulator.
- Well pump style pressure switch, single pole 15Amp, capable of on at around 15psi and off at around 40PSI.
- 10g fine stranded wire.
- 55g food grade barrels.
- 2x4s and lag bolts to make a jack to support the barrel.
- small (prefer shurflow since it mounts to pumps) Accumulator tanks
- Solar Panels 50-120W. Prefer Unisolar US-64 unbreakable panels.
- Deep Cycle batteries (50-120AH or more. Trojan T-105s preferred).
- Solar Charge Controllers with Low voltage shut off (4-15amp charge and 15-30a load)
- NPT to Hose thread Adapter fittings
- Food Grade RV (Garden) Hose.
- Sand Points
- Faucet Adapters.
- A small-compact bicycle pump and pressure gauge (for Accumulator tank).
I'm sure there is much that I have forgotten, so if you have questions or ideas please contact me.
Now Quit-yer-bitchin and come together to pray and heal the
family on the land soon!
I love you all and will see you soon!
Colder Products APC Series Quick Disconnects.
Note Number on Left is P# in one CPC catalog, next number is
same P# in other CPC catalog, not sure which one is correct.
Price listed is retail price from 2003.
1/4 npt 49200 apc10004 $2.10/ea 25bg 10% 3/8 npt 44400 apc10006 $2.10/ea 25bg
1/4 npt 42300 apc24004 $0.70
3/8 npt 42500 apc24006 $1.56
1/4 BARB 40900 apc22004 $0.70 25bg
3/8 BARB 41000 apc22006 $0.70 25bg
1/4 RA BARB 46200
3/8 BARB 44700