Lid Option -1

These types of lids, usually sold with pails, are an excellent choice for applications like paint storage. They are very durable and seemingly would be a good fit for our watering system because of the capped hole. The problem with this lid comes when it's time to clean your reservoir. They can be difficult to remove (sometimes requiring a special tool) due to the rubber gasket and its seal.

How to Build the Pipe Assembly

For shipping purposes, the pipe assembly comes in two pieces. This video will show you how to glue them together so the drinkers aren't crooked! 

How to Build the Water Thief

Water Thief is a term used to describe a piece of equipment used to "steal" water from one application to use for another. The benefit of using this approach to fill an automatic poultry water system is that it leaves your garden hose free for other stuff. For more info please visit us at