A Home-Sized Water Wheel

If you're stuck trying to get some water from point "A" to point "B", you may just find that a water wheel is the easiest practical situation to build.

071 water wheel 1 pulley system
To increase the pumping rate of our home-scale waterwheel, we put the 9"" pulley that came with our Myers shallow-well pump on the bucket-bearer's shaft and replaced that large pulley with a small 2 1/2" disk.
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