Grindex has completed repair of the pump. It will ship out from Chicago tomorrow--Oct 20. I will provide an update on installation once Brookgreen has the pump and has us on their schedule.
Brookegreen and DNB Electric were out on Monday to complete the electrical work and perform final inspection. Once power was restored, they found that the pump ran briefly and then threw the breaker. Brookegreen immediately contacted the manufacturer. Brookegreen and DNB Electric discussed the situation with the manufacturer. The manufacturer believes there is a defect... Continue Reading →
The waterfall is currently out due to a loss of power. Brookegreen came out on Thursday to diagnose and determined there is a short in the circuit that supplies power. DNB Electric will be out next week, assuming we have some dry weather, to install a new breaker and circuit. The new circuit will be... Continue Reading →
Brookegreen had the waterfall running at around 12:15 today. They’ll be monitoring it for a bit this afternoon to ensure it is maintaining the proper water level and flow.
Brookegreen has started the installation of the new pump. I snapped the following picture of it while they were working to prepare the plumbing and electrical for it.
I talked with Brookegreen this morning and they indicated the pump arrived on Tuesday. They will be out this morning to install. Their goal is to have it operational by noon.
Brookegreen has informed me that Fedex Freight has delivery of the pump scheduled for Tuesday. I am awaiting details on when they’ll be able to work the installation into their schedule. I will provide an update when I get the installation date.
Brookegreen has indicated that shipping of the new pump has been delayed by a couple of days. There is a slight possibility that it will arrive in time for a Thursday install. If it does not, Brookegreen will be out on Monday, August 8th to do the install.
Brookegreen will begin the waterfall pump replacement work on Wednesday or Thursday of next week--August 3rd or 4th. They expect to complete the work within a day.
I hope many of you have noticed the recent activity around the waterfall. While it is not moving quite as quickly as we had hoped, work has begun. On Friday, July 22, Brookegreen was out to drain the basin and perform a detailed inspection of the plumbing, electrical, basins, screens, and the stream bed. Brookegreen... Continue Reading →