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by oldhouse82
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Remove Trash from 1880s Cistern
Replies: 2
Views: 10563

Re: Remove Trash from 1880s Cistern

Well, Nobody ever replied, so I went ahead and started cleaning the trash from the cistern. Here's how I did it: 1. I removed as much trash as possible using a rope and hook from ground level. 2. I hired some help and I and a helper went into the cistern and started filling 5 gallon buckets with tra...
by oldhouse82
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Remove Trash from 1880s Cistern
Replies: 2
Views: 10563

Remove Trash from 1880s Cistern

Hey Guys, I'm new to the forum and am currently neck deep in the remodel of my grandparents 1882 farmhouse in south Texas. The property has a below ground cistern (original to the house) which was filled with trash in the 80s. I want to remove the trash and start reusing the cistern (watering grass)...