Hydrant Assist Kit (HAK)

Materials Needed For Installation

  • 3″ PVC Riser pipe- length depends on the depth of the hydrant or pipe to be installed; see steps #3 and #4 of the instructions
  • 2 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock
  • PVC Primer & PVC Cement/Glue
  • Hammer
  • 9/16″ box wrench
  • 1 X 3″ or 1 X 4″ brass nipple
  • Fitting to attach HAK to waterline- see step # 8 of instructions
  • Pipe Sealant
  • Hydrant

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

  1. Dig waterline trench to the desired depth.
  2. Screw 3″ PVC male adaptor x 3″ PVC Slip (CS-100-7) into 3″ brass coupler.
  3. Set assembled fittings into the trench and measure distance from top of fittings to the desired length.
  4. Cut the 3″ riser pipe to the desired length.
  5. Apply primer and glue to the 3″ PVC male adaptor x 4″ PVC Slip to the 3″ riser pipe.
  6. Apply primer and glue to the 3″ PVC male adaptor x 3″ PVC Slip to the top of the riser pipe.
  7. Screw the 3″ threaded locking nut to the PVC adaptor on the top of the riser pipe (no wrenches needed).
  8. Select an appropriate (i.e. brass adaptor, copper flare, fitting, etc.) fitting to connect the 3″ brass coupler to the waterline. Note: It is recommended that a 1 X 3″ or 1 X 4″ brass nipple be installed between the 3″ brass coupler and the fitting that will attach to the waterline. This nipple is used for securing the staple.
  9. Apply pipe sealant to the female threaded end of the fitting and screw them into the 1″ port of the brass coupler.
  10. Attach the assembled hydrant assist kit to the waterline. With a hammer, drive the 3/8″ stainless steel staple over the brass nipple to stabilize the unit. Note: The staple should be placed at a 45° angle to the nipple/fitting – making sure it comes in contact with both sides of the nipple/fitting. Do Not put the staple over the waterline – put it over the fittings as close to the 3″ brass fitting as possible. (Note: Do not cover drain hole with staple.)
  11. Put pipe sealant on the female threads of the hydrant or pipe to be installed into the hydrant assist kit.
    Carefully lower the hydrant or pipe into the assembled unit and screw the hydrant or pipe on to the center thread of the 3″ brass coupler.
  12. Turn on water and check for leaks.
  13. Install locking cap with the 2 bolts and tighten.
  14. Dump two 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock (Do Not use sand) around the drainback area making sure the drainback hole is completely buried with washed rock.
  15. Bury unit with surrounding soil. For best results use hand level to keep unit straight.
  16. A 4″ riser pipe is required; a 3″ riser pipe will not work on Woodford Commercial hydrants due to size restrictions.
  17. You CAN NOT switch CS-100-4 with CS-100-7. CS-100-7 must be on the brass coupler.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly.

HAK 1000–W

(connecting a HAK to a Woodford/Iowa yard hydrant)

Materials Needed For Installation

  • 4″ PVC Riser pipe – length depends on the depth of the hydrant or pipe to be installed; see steps #3 and #4 of the instructions
  • 2 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock
  • PVC Primer & PVC Cement/Glue
  • Hammer
  • 9/16″ box wrench
  • 1″ X 3″ or 1″ X 4″ brass nipple
  • Fitting to attach HAK to waterline- see step # 8 of instructions
  • Pipe Sealant
  • Hydrant

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

  1. Dig waterline trench to the desired depth.
  2. Screw 3″ PVC male adaptor x 4″ PVC Slip (CS-100-7) into 3″ brass coupler.
  3. Set assembled fittings into the trench and measure distance from top of fittings to the desired length.
  4. Cut the 4″ riser pipe to the desired length.
  5. Apply primer and glue to the 3″ PVC male adaptor x 4″ PVC Slip to the 4″ riser pipe.
  6. Apply primer and glue to the 3″ PVC male adaptor x 4″ PVC Slip to the top of the riser pipe.
  7. Screw the 3″ threaded locking nut to the PVC adaptor on the top of the riser pipe (no wrenches needed).
  8. Select an appropriate (i.e. brass adaptor, copper flare, fitting, etc.) fitting to connect the 3″ brass coupler to the waterline. Note: It is recommended that a 1 X 3″ or 1 X 4″ brass nipple be installed between the 3″ brass coupler and the fitting that will attach to the waterline. This nipple is used for securing the staple.
  9. Apply pipe sealant to the female threaded end of the fitting and screw them into the 1″ port of the brass coupler.
  10. Attach the assembled hydrant assist kit to the waterline. With a hammer, drive the 3/8″ stainless steel staple over the brass nipple to stabilize the unit. Note: The staple should be placed at a 45° angle to the nipple/fitting – making sure it comes in contact with both sides of the nipple/fitting. Do Not put the staple over the waterline – put it over the fittings as close to the 3″ brass fitting as possible. (Note: Do not cover drain hole with staple.)
  11. Put pipe sealant on the female threads of the hydrant or pipe to be installed into the hydrant assist kit.
  12. Carefully lower the hydrant or pipe into the assembled unit and screw the hydrant or pipe on to the center thread of the 3″ brass coupler.
  13. Turn on water and check for leaks.
  14. Install locking cap with the 2 bolts and tighten.
  15. Dump two 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock (Do Not use sand) around the drainback area making sure the drainback hole is completely buried with washed rock.
  16. Bury unit with surrounding soil. For best results use hand level to keep unit straight.
  17. A 4″ riser pipe is required; a 3″ riser pipe will not work on Woodford Commercial hydrants due to size restrictions.
  18. You CAN NOT switch CS-100-4 with CS-100-7. CS-100-7 must be on the brass coupler.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly.

Economy Hydrant Assist Kit (E–HAK)

(connecting a HAK to a Woodford/Iowa yard hydrant)

Materials Needed For Installation

  • 3″ PVC Riser pipe – length depends on the depth of the hydrant or pipe to be installed; see steps #3 and #4 of the instructions
  • 2- 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock
  • PVC Primer & PVC Cement/Glue
  • Hammer
  • 1/2″ box wrench
  • 1″ X 3″ or 1″ X 4″ brass nipple
  • Fitting to attach E-HAK to waterline – see step #8 of instructions
  • Pipe Sealant
  • Hydrant

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

  1. Dig waterline trench to the desired depth.
  2. Set assembled fittings into the trench and measure distance from top of fittings to the desired finished cap height.
  3. Cut the 3″ riser pipe to the desired length.
  4. Select an appropriate adaptor (i.e. brass adaptor, copper flare fitting, etc.) to connect the 3″ brass coupler to the waterline. Note: It is recommended that a 1″ X 3″ or 1″ X 4″ brass nipple be installed between the 3″ brass coupler and the fitting that will attach to the waterline. This nipple is used for securing the staple.
  5. Apply pipe sealant to all threaded joints of the fittings and screw them into the 1″ port of the brass coupler.
  6. Attach the assembled hydrant assist kit to the waterline.
  7. With a hammer drive the 3/8″ stainless steel staple over the brass nipple to stabilize the unit. Note: The staple should be placed at a 45° angle to the nipple/fitting – making sure it comes in contact with both sides of the nipple/fitting. Do not put the staple over the waterline – put it over the fittings as close to the 3″ brass fitting as possible. (Note: Do not cover drain hole with staple.)
  8. Put pipe sealant on the female threads of the hydrant or pipe to be installed into the hydrant assist kit.
  9. Carefully lower the hydrant or pipe into the assembled unit and screw the hydrant or pipe on to the center thread of the 3″ brass coupler.
  10. Turn on water and check for leaks.
  11. Install PVC cap and tighten the 4 bolts.
  12. Dump two 5-gallon pails of ½” washed rock (Do not use sand.) around the drainback area making sure the drainback hole is completely buried with washed rock.
  13. Bury unit with surrounding soil. For best results use hand level to keep unit straight as you bury it. This will make replacement a lot easier and the hydrant will look great when you’re done!

If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly.

Universal Check Valve

The Universal Check Valve was originally designed to go with our Hydrant Assist Kits (HAK).

Materials Needed For Installation

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

Check Valve ABC | Universal Check Valve
Check Valve E | Universal Check Valve
Check Valve F | Universal Check Valve
  1. Insert (A) (the 1″ Disconnect Assembly) or (C) (the ¾” Disconnect Assembly) into (B) (Universal Check Valve) push down and turn a quarter of a turn clockwise.
  2. (A) & (B) together will create (D), or (C) & (B) together will create (D), depending on which Disconnect Assembly you have purchased with the Universal Check Valve.
  3. (D) will then be attached to (E) in the center of the 3″ brass coupler to create (F). Hand tighten only.
  4. The final result will be (G), the hydrant with the Universal Check Valve and Hydrant Assist Kit.
Check Valve G | Universal Check Valve

If you have more questions, check out this video clip on how it works, also, feel free to contact us directly.

Thermal Pipe Package

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

  1. Dig the hole to the correct depth. It’s very important that the hole is at the right depth. The riser pipe should come just above where the finished grade ground level will be. Keep in mind if you are installing a livestock fountain, the cap should be at or slightly above the finished grade of the cement slab you are bolting your fountain to. Also if you are installing under a mobile home, keep the riser pipe close to the edge of the home so that the 1” supply line can be removed from the skirting without getting stuck.
  2. Screw a 1×4 brass nipple into the base of the package, and then add whatever fitting you need to hook to your waterline size/type. Be sure to use pipe sealant so that these connections don’t leak.
  3. Make the hook up to your waterline. After the waterline is hooked to the Thermal Pipe Package, put the stainless steel staple over the 1×4 brass nipple and push or hammer it into the ground, so that the unit is secured.
  4. Cover the drainback hole with 1″ (or larger) washed rock. We recommend a couple 5 gallon buckets or so, if soil conditions are ideal for drainage 2 buckets should be enough, if it’s poor drainage situation, more rock should be used. Be sure to set yourself up with a good drain field, you are never going to be digging this up!
  5. Fill in the hole. We recommend using a level to keep the unit straight.
  6. Complete your hookup. Hook up your livestock fountain, cabin, mobile home, or whatever you are connecting this water supply to. Turn the water on, and enjoy the winter without worrying about your pipe freezing up! (Note: It is far more economical to unplug heat tape in warmer months; we recommend plugging it in shortly after the first frost, and unplugging it when the temperatures are consistently above freezing in the spring.)

If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly.

Sanitary Hydrant Assist Kit (SAN–HAK)

Materials Needed For Installation

Installation Instructions

(Throughout installation, refer to the parts list and schematic for visual aid.)

If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly.