Installation of a new waterfall pump is underway. We estimate completion to be November 26.
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.
Brookegreen has indicated, based on their current backlog of work, that they will begin the waterfall repair in mid-July. DNB Electric will be scheduled to perform the electrical work a week or two in advance of Brookegreen.
The board has completed its due diligence and approved the repair of the waterfall at a cost of $7525. The repair will cover the following: Pump replacement. A new, higher duty pump will be installed. Sealant. The reservoirs will be sealed to prevent water loss. This is done every couple of years. Screens. The screens... Continue Reading →