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WANTED: Supplies for a school project Answered

I am making a green watering system for a vertical garden at my school. The design involves a 55gal. drum with an autonomous solar pump unit designed to water the plants on a regular basis. I have a pretty good idea what is involved and what supplies I need, the list is as follows.

X1 - car battery (for power storage)
X1 - watertight box (to hold battery and other electronics)
X1 - DC water pump (to power the drip system)
X1 - Electric timer (to control when the pump comes on)
X1 - solar panel (sufficient to charge the battery)
X1 - charge controller?
Some lumber and PVC

Feel free to ask any questions or make a suggestions.
                                 Thanks, CKGarside

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Goodhart (author)2012-09-06

in some parts of the USA, there is a program called FreeCycle, where you can ask for and supply things for free. Nothing is ALLOWED to be sold there.

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ckgarside (author)Goodhart2012-09-06
ckgarside (author)2012-09-06

Right. My school is Palisades Charter High School in Pacific Palisades Califonia, zip 90272

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blkhawk (author)2012-09-06

You can reasonably expect people close to you to donate these materials. It is expensive to have them delivered to you.

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Kiteman (author)2012-09-06

Are you asking people to supply these items?

If so, you'd better include some extra details, starting with where your school is located.

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