Electrical question from larry about wiring a pond pump background larry a homeowner from milford oh usa question wiring a pond pump back to house to junction box on outside foundation through wall and wire into a line with a switch and continue out to rest of receptacles in this line diagram daves reply thanks for your electrical question larry. This is a guide on how to install weather proof switches and sockets safely in your garden wiring an outdoor electric socket switch for lighting pond garden weatherproof ip66 suj . Electrical troubleshooting question i am running an electric circuit from my electrical power box about 800 feet for a pump at my pond what gauge wire should i use thanks bruce h hi bruce great electrical repair question i would need to know the volts and the amps or watts of the pump as stated on the name plate or specifications to calculate this let. Pond pumps require placement out of the weather and hot sun to operate properly rain or extremely hot conditions can cause electrical shocks to either persons touching the outside pump casing or fish inside of the pond any type of plastic container or sealed waterproof container can house the pond pump safely. I dont normally get involved with pond wiring but had a quick look for a friend this morning whose pump had stopped working supply in garden adjacent to pond had two ip rated sockets one supplying a uv filter the other the pump
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