EcoFount 2 18440

SKU: #18440

MSRP: $1,162.99

The EcoFount waterers are the newest, most energy efficient, electric standard heated line of Ritchie automatic waterers. The flip top cover design allows easy cleaning and maintenance and the fully insulated casing provides excellent protection against cold temperatures. The stainless steel trough features thermostatically controlled heating elements for ice-free service during severe winter conditions. EcoFount 2 is a double drink automatic waterer for 1-60 horses or cattle. Ideally used when splitting a fence for small pens and paddocks.

Herd Capacity

Key Features

  • Designed with energy efficiency in mind. The stainless steel trough is surrounded by extremely durable and fully insulated poly.
  • Patented plastic drink well helps insulate water and keep thermal cap in place
  • Flip-top cover feature for easy cleaning and maintenance
  • Electric heat with adjustable disc thermostat provides overall heat coverage
  • Cable heater provides extra valve and supply line protection
  • Trough is 304 stainless steel for long life
  • EcoFount unit comes complete and ready to install to your electric and water lines.
  • 4 - 5" x 3/8" Stainless Steel anchor bolts recommended to anchor to concrete pad.
  • 10 year warranty


*Package dimensions are listed for individual parts for shipping purposes
Part No.
Overall Height
Shipping Weight
Drinking Height
298W (2.5A @ 120V)
Herd Capacity
60 horses, 60 beef, 30 dairy

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