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Multi use spillways ...... Additional information

        Back entry spillway            Bottom entry into spillway
Back water inlet
1" female BSP arrangement ready
 to take the hose tail
Bottom water inlet
 1" BSP female pipe ready to take the hose tail

Multi-use spillway box installation choices

             Back entry into spillway                Bottom entry spillway mounted into spillway  
Typical spillway installation....  When the wall is thick eg. Block or brick etc   In this case a back water inlet choice should be chosen. Typical spillway installation....  When the wall is thin eg. Blue board, plywood, glass etc  In this case the bottom water inlet choice should be chosen.

Pump installation choices - in pond or outside pond

Pump mounted in pond - trough Pump mounted outside of pond - trough
Typical pump installation....
A submersible pump is positioned in the pond with water pumped through the pond wall and up to the spillway.

Note: This is the best way to set up your pump from the stand point of the pumps performance, as any pump noise (mostly associated with less expensive pumps) is muffled, the pump is kept cooler and therefore will have a longer life, in most cases a pre filter can be attached to the pump.
Optional pump installation ...
A pump suitable for dry mounting is positioned behind the pond and the water is then pumped up to the spillway.
Note: This arrangement allows the pump to be hidden, however the benefits mentioned in the in-pond option such as noise, cooling are lost.
Water spillway setup with pond filter Filter system?
If the pond is large enough you may wish to consider some for of filtration. Show here is an external pressure filter, however in pond filters are also available.
Neat and tidy

  A method of getting both the electrical cable (with plug intact), and the hose out of the pond.
  At the same time the pump can be removed for servicing without the plug being cut off or having the cord and hose over the ponds edge.


Idea on how to run power lead out of pond

Hansen through wall fitting .... for passing hose through the pond wall, 5 thread sizes from 1/2" to 2" BSP and a wide choice of lengths and matching barb hose fittings look at our plumbing section or call for more details. Each fitting Rubber washers for water tight seals.            Hansen fittinge for use in ponds and water features