Extending outside water line.

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  1. Sep 5, 2019 #1

    tuffy

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    I am thinking about extending an outside water line so I can water the garden and water down the compost pile. As it is now I have to drag out 200 feet of hose. I am thinking about using cpvc which I got for free and attaching it to our privacy fence and hooking our hose to it on one end which would only be about 25 feet of hose and put a hose adapter on the other end. I will slightly pitch the line to be able to drain it the winter. I thought about installing a frost free yard hydrant but that would require about 1000 feet of new water line so I have ruled this out unless it will be the only way. do you think my idea will work? Thank you for your thoughts.
     
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    You might also add an adapter so that you can blow it out.
     
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    Good suggestion Snoonyb. I will do that.
     
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    I have done a couple shorter runs like that, you need to disconnect it in the winter,
    I never had a problem with them.
     
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    Yes, I plan on disconnect it in the winter and blow it out.
     
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    I have one that brings water thru a flower bed and down under a wheel chair ramp to the drive way.


    I went to buy all the parts to make a rig to blow it out and the guy said just buy one of these. They sell a fitting that has a hose fitting on one end and an air chuck on the other. I just screw it on and use my tire filler and blow air. I also use it on the pressure washer to get all the water out. It is made for campers.
     

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