Beth Johnson wrote:@Rob: Yeah. Trash pumps run on gasoline, and the lift on a relatively inexpensive one can be around 25 ft. I can't physically get to the water's edge, so I would just throw the intake hose into the river. I wouldn't go through all of this if my trees didn't look like a wildfire looking for a place to happen. It's a shame. Most are old growth, they're on the side of a river for Pete's sake, yet they're parched.