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Hi Permies

I have/am setting up rain barrels at various gutter locations on a property located to be used for their nearby distribution. I have an above ground 1000 gallon cistern that I would like to divert overflow from each during large rain events. This probably must incorporate the use of pumps. Any ideas on a pump that would turn on during overflow then shut off accordingly would be appreciated.

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Sounds like a Job for a sump pump.
 
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Float switch, hooked to whatever kind of pump is available...
 
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Thanks, those replies are what I had in mind yet trying to avoid. I have come up with alternatives.
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