Setting up the Joolca pump for long-distance pumping

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Learn how to setup your Joolca pump to pump long distances. 

The set up

The Joolca pump was designed to push water by 20m (65ft) up a small incline. 

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  1. Setup your Joolca pump within 2m (6.6ft) of the water source. 
  2. Place the inlet hose into the water.
  3. Attach the 20m (65ft) extension hose into the pump outlet.
  4. Run the 20m (65ft) extension hose up to your HOTTAP. 

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Set up FAQs

  • The Joolca pump is designed to push water (and not pull water). 
  • The Joolca pump is self-priming up to 1.8m (5.9ft) vertically. 
  • Avoid bends and angles in your hosing, as this will result in water flow and water pressure losses.
  • Monitor your battery/power supply level. Pumping long distances will be demanding on the pump, so you need to keep a high charge level in your battery/power source.
  • Joolca hoses have an internal diameter of 9mm (3/8 inch). You can also use 12mm (1/2 inch) hosing to pump long distances.

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