How does a RainBank pump work?
If there is rainwater in the tank RainBankswitches on the pump. The pressure of the pump is sufficient to overcome the pressure of the mains water inside RainBank and this moves a plunger and allows the rainwater to flow.
How do you prime a Davey RainBank pump?
Possible cause – pump needs to be primed. Stop pump and remove priming plug from front top of pump (right above water inlet) and allow all air to escape from pump. Replace the priming plug when water dribbles out of hole. Mains water is still in use when pump is running.
What is a RainBank system?
RainBank is an automatic controller for rainwater harvesting supplying water for toilet and laundry applications and can save up to 40% of a household’s mains water use, helping to conserve water. A RainBank system automatically selects the water source with rainwater given priority over mains supply.
What is Davey Rainbank?
Rainbank is an automatic controller for rainwater harvesting supplying water for toilet and laundry applications, automatically selecting the water source with rainwater given the priority over mains supply. Mains water is supplied when the tank is empty or in the event of a power outage.
Is there a reset button on Davey pumps?
The Torrium2 module fitted to your Davey pump is provided with a push button “Prime” button. This button is used during initial priming of the pump and also acts as a reset button if the Torrium2 switches out in pump protection mode.
How do you reset a Davey pump?
Release prime button and switch off power for 1 minute to allow unit to reset. 4. Your Torrium2 has detected high water temperature in the pump. Once the water has cooled the Torrium2 will automatically restart the pump.
How do you know when a rainwater tank is empty?
Check your mains switching device and pump A mains switch detects the water level in your tank. If the tank is low or empty, or if your pump has stopped, it will switch to the mains drinking water supply.
How long should a Davey pump last?
The pump should have lasted 20-30 years as only used as a garden pump but failed in less than half that time.
Are Davey pumps any good?
Davey is a very well known Australian water products manufacturing company and is one of the most highly respected brands in the world. Davey Pumps boast a longstanding reputation for outstanding quality, durability and reliable performance.
Why is my pump not working?
Check Your Breaker Box Your well pump may have stopped working due to lack of power. Sometimes resetting a breaker or replacing a fuse affected by a power surge or brownout can fix this. If the well pump circuit breaker has tripped, the well pump itself may be failing.
Why is my water pump not working?
Check the breaker or fuse box. Inspect your breaker box and see if the breaker has tripped, and if it has, then reset it and you should restore power to the pump. If the breaker trips again, then there is an electrical or mechanical issue with the water pump, which will require a professional plumber.
What happens when water tank is full?
An empty tank will close the downstream pipe since it can’t drain any more, and a full tank will close the upstream pipe since it can’t fill any more. The pipe(s) will open back up once the opposite conditions occur in the system.
How often should rainwater tanks be cleaned?
every 3 to 6 months
We recommend cleaning your first flush and flow restrictor every 3 to 6 months, or after each heavy rainfall event, to make sure that the chamber is empty and clear of blockages. Not all systems have a first flush device.
How do I start my rainbank® pump?
Plug float lead into base of RainBank®. The connectionlead is located next to the power lead coming from the RainBank®. To confirm the connection is correct, depress ‘manual override’ button, pump will start. 4. No water in tank. Check water level in tank.
Can I use my rainbank controller to pump flammable or corrosive water?
Your RainBank ® controller is designed to handle clean water. The system should not be used for any other purpose without specific referral to Davey. The use of the system to pump flammable, corrosive and other materials of a hazardous nature is specifically excluded.
How do I troubleshoot my Davey RB2 rainbank controller and pump?
Having troubles with your Davey RB2 Rainbank controller and pump, read our troubleshooting guide below for some tips on working out the possible problem and solution 1. Pump plugged directly into power outlet. Plug lead from pump into base of RainBank® 2. Water is still being used.
How do I use the float switch on my rainbank®?
Float switch not connected to RainBank®. Plug float lead into base of RainBank®. The connectionlead is located next to the power lead coming from the RainBank®. To confirm the connection is correct, depress ‘manual override’ button, pump will start. 4. No water in tank. Check water level in tank. 5.