Figure 6 expanded view.



Figure 8 expanded view.





Figure 12. Bees preferred coarse to fine pore cellulose sponges when gathering water. The elevated translucent plastic cover prevents flying bees from dropping feces onto the watering surface. Bees prefer to gather water without getting their feet wet. The water vat need not be more than 1-1/2 inches deep, but the float control should be located and set to maintain 1/4- to 1/2-inch water in the vat to wet the sponges by capillary action.​


Figure 13 expanded view.



Figure 15, expanded view.


Figure 16 expanded view.