Advice and help for installing your new Creative Pumps spillway or waterwall system.
Typical spillway installation when the wall is thick eg. Block or brick etc In this case a back water inlet choice should be chosen.
Typical spillway installation when the wall is thin eg. Blue board, plywood, glass etc. In this case the bottom water inlet choice should be chosen.
Typical pump installation.... A submersible pump is positioned in the pond with water pumped through the pond wall and up to the spillway.
Note: This is the best way to set up your pump from the stand point of the pumps performance, as any pump noise (mostly associated with less expensive pumps) is muffled, the pump is kept cooler and therefore will have a longer life, in most cases a pre filter can be attached to the pump.
Optional pump installation ... A pump suitable for dry mounting is positioned behind the pond and the water is then pumped up to the spillway.
Note: This arrangement allows the pump to be hidden, however the benefits mentioned in the in-pond option such as noise, cooling are lost.
Showing a side and front view of the Sheer descent (Projecting sheet) in action with a thick wall, however, wall thickness down to a few mm is fine. Neat and tidy
A method of getting both the electrical cable (with plug intact), and the hose out of the pond.
At the same time the pump can be removed for servicing without the plug being cut off or having the cord and hose over the ponds edge.
Spillway plumbing kits with all of the pipe and fittings needed are available for all of our spillways - just click here.