1. Get short rope for lashing pipes together
2. Fill water jugs and buckets
3. Gather tools and parts:
a. Tee assembly
f. Teflon tape
h. 1" outer pipe cleaner
i. 1" inner pipe cleaner
j. Paper towels
k. Sharpie pen
l. Garden hose sprayer valve
m. Tube bender
n. Channelock pliers
4. Carry pipe, tools, parts, and short rope to site
5. Close discharge valve at creek all the way
6. Disconnect discharge hose from pipe, keep end high to retain water.
7. Disconnect hose from pipe going to cabin and connect to discharge hose.
8. Open discharge valve to blow out all the bubbles.
9. Close discharge valve all the way
10. Disconnect hose from pipe to spring and keep elevated to retain water.
11. Go up to spring, close water valve, open air valve
11.5 Open Brian's valve
12. Position pipe in creek bed
13. Lash pipes together
14. Bend pipes to fit, use rope and pulley to help position pipe if needed
15. Mark pipes for cutting
16. Cut top pipe on mark
17. Prepare end of pipe
18. Couple top pipes with coupler dry
19. Cut bottom pipe
20. Prepare end of pipe
21. Couple bottom pipes with Tee assembly dry.
22. When they fit, make sure the pipes are drained and dry
23. Apply flux to top joint and sweat the coupler in place
24. Apply flux to bottom joint and sweat the Tee in place
25. Bend pipe to fit stream bed and so that the nipple is at the low point.
26. Apply Teflon tape to brass hose adapter
27. Fasten hose adapter to copper adapter on Tee, leave cap on
28. Go up to spring and turn the water valve on, leave air valve open.
29. See if water runs out at site,
30. If water runs out at full pressure, replace cap, close the air valve, and the job is done.
31. If water runs out at low pressure or not at all, close the air valve,
32. Attach the water-filled hose to the nipple
33. String the hose down the road as far as it will go
34. Open the valve at the end. There should be some pressure from the siphon action
35. Gradually open the valve so that pressure builds and air bubbles out.
36. When the pressure reaches max, disconnect hose from nipple
37. Replace cap on nipple and the job is done.
38. Reconnect discharge hose
39. Bring tools and supplies back to cabin
40. Close Brian's valve
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