[MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

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Re: [MOD 0.12.29+] Water Well

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binbinhfr wrote:
And the other reason why I want to add this limitation feature is Factorio's logic : nothing is supposed to be free :D
Water is already free in vanilla, and doesn't even require fuel or power. Have the devs said that nothing is supposed to be free in Factorio?

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ross wrote: Water is already free in vanilla, and doesn't even require fuel or power. Have the devs said that nothing is supposed to be free in Factorio?
Don't worry, the water from my well is free.
And if you read the whole post, you will see that I abandonned the idea of well depletion : so this well is infinite, as long as you provide electrity. So this water is not totally free afterall ;-)
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Any plans to get an official release out for 0.16? love the mod! i would hate to go without.

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Nokk wrote:Any plans to get an official release out for 0.16? love the mod! i would hate to go without.
updated, tell me if everything is ok.
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binbinhfr wrote:
Nokk wrote:Any plans to get an official release out for 0.16? love the mod! i would hate to go without.
updated, tell me if everything is ok.
Would be nice if you updated the texture to high resolution since the pumpjack got high resolution this patch. If it's easier, a way to just disable your texture and use the default high resolution pumpjack texture would also be great.

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Re: [MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

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Not sure if this mod is still supported, but it can be problematic if your bases power is heavily taxed by laser turrets and so these stop pumping water, leading to power generation running out of water. There is no burner alternative for water pumping like with burner inserters for feeding boilers/nuclear reactors.

at present you have:

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energy_source.usage_priority = "secondary-input"
could this be set to be a primary-input so equal in power drain importance to laser turrets?

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Will this mod be updated for Patch 0.17?

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updated
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binbinhfr
Yesssssssssssssssssss. thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU!!!

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Re: [MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

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Curently this mod is not working for several of us, we are getting mods mismatch. waterwell is only on ser ver, waterwell is not on server

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Re: [MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

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I love this mod, but the values seem too strong.

What is does is it completely bypasses the water distribution issues by allowing the player to get water *anywhere*, instead of -say- using annoying long pipes or a train system. Grand. However it is strange that this auxiliary solution seems better than standard solutions in nearly every way.

TL;DR
Why does this pump output more water than a pump that takes water directly from a lake? Can it please have a drawback? (10 polution and a small power cost is not really a drawback)

P.S.: To those who use it for generators and want a certain throughput, you can always use.. 2 pumps.. don't really see this as a valid point for requesting a higher yield.

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arides wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:51 am
I love this mod, but the values seem too strong.

What is does is it completely bypasses the water distribution issues by allowing the player to get water *anywhere*, instead of -say- using annoying long pipes or a train system. Grand. However it is strange that this auxiliary solution seems better than standard solutions in nearly every way.

TL;DR
Why does this pump output more water than a pump that takes water directly from a lake? Can it please have a drawback? (10 polution and a small power cost is not really a drawback)

P.S.: To those who use it for generators and want a certain throughput, you can always use.. 2 pumps.. don't really see this as a valid point for requesting a higher yield.
You can change it yourself fairly easily:
1. Unpack the waterwell mod (zip file)
2. Change the settings to your liking
3. Pack the files into waterwell mod again

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Sander_Bouwhuis wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:00 pm
arides wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:51 am
I love this mod, but the values seem too strong.

What is does is it completely bypasses the water distribution issues by allowing the player to get water *anywhere*, instead of -say- using annoying long pipes or a train system. Grand. However it is strange that this auxiliary solution seems better than standard solutions in nearly every way.

TL;DR
Why does this pump output more water than a pump that takes water directly from a lake? Can it please have a drawback? (10 polution and a small power cost is not really a drawback)

P.S.: To those who use it for generators and want a certain throughput, you can always use.. 2 pumps.. don't really see this as a valid point for requesting a higher yield.
You can change it yourself fairly easily:
1. Unpack the waterwell mod (zip file)
2. Change the settings to your liking
3. Pack the files into waterwell mod again
You can omit step 3, no need for a mod to be a zip, it can be a (unpacked) directory.

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Jürgen Erhard wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:37 pm
You can omit step 3, no need for a mod to be a zip, it can be a (unpacked) directory.
I would advise against that. Putting all the files in a single zip keeps them together and makes exchanging them much easier. Also, it's better for fragmentation and keeps the MFT smaller (on NFTS... don't know the name for other file systems) .

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Re: [MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

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Sander_Bouwhuis wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:52 am
Jürgen Erhard wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:37 pm
You can omit step 3, no need for a mod to be a zip, it can be a (unpacked) directory.
I would advise against that. Putting all the files in a single zip keeps them together and makes exchanging them much easier. Also, it's better for fragmentation and keeps the MFT smaller (on NFTS... don't know the name for other file systems) .
If you just want to edit one file to change a single thing… I have a number of unpacked mods. I don't plan on sharing them. So… And MFT? Is this the 90s?

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Re: [MOD 0.13] Water Well - pump water from the underground

Post by Ringkeeper »

would love an update of this mod for 0.18 :)

After update and starting game, my whole power production crashed :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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