Originally Posted by tonyvol
Sounds like a good idea. I guess you would need some type of flexible pipe to allow the supply line to rise with the float? Do they make such as thing? I needed to have a short suction line for the pump to work with my irrigation system. If I knew that we were going to get so much rain, I would have unhooked the pump and moved it to higher ground. Oh well. The water level in this lake doesn't normally rise this much, but this is what happens when you get 6 in. of rain in less than 6 hrs. First time if 15 yrs. that it has gone over the dock.
Sure there is flex pipe you can use. Spiral-reinforced PVC flex tubing works on both suction and (depending on system pressures) outlet.