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Old 04-11-2012, 06:31 PM
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May look to see if your pressure tank is waterlogged, then i would start looking elsewhere. Contact your well guy and get gim to look over the system. My well is 290 feet deep 4" well and puts out 10 gpm at 60 psi. Your well depth and pump/system type determine your gpm/psi.
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:07 PM
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May look to see if your pressure tank is waterlogged, then i would start looking elsewhere. Contact your well guy and get gim to look over the system. My well is 290 feet deep 4" well and puts out 10 gpm at 60 psi. Your well depth and pump/system type determine your gpm/psi.
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The pressure tank is brand new, and only on the house pump side, the sprinkler pump is separate.

The one well we have is around 100 feet which is the norm here in FL.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:45 AM
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tie the sprinkler pump into the pressurized side of the system. that way it is boosting pressure instead of making it. sounds like your entire system is hooked up backwards or something.

your water should come out if the well and into a pressure tank and then out to your home. put a "t" on the home side of your pressure tank. and hook your sprinkler pump up to that. This should boost your pressure significantly., there should be nothing hooked up between the tank and your well casing except for the contact points and a gauge.
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Old 04-12-2012, 05:05 AM
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as far as well output, some useful info would be:

well depth
well casing diameter
depth to pump
depth to water
pump type and rated GPM
110 or 220 volt
direct wire or does it have a capacitor start system
type of tank
size of piping
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:51 AM
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tie the sprinkler pump into the pressurized side of the system. that way it is boosting pressure instead of making it. sounds like your entire system is hooked up backwards or something.

your water should come out if the well and into a pressure tank and then out to your home. put a "t" on the home side of your pressure tank. and hook your sprinkler pump up to that. This should boost your pressure significantly., there should be nothing hooked up between the tank and your well casing except for the contact points and a gauge.
You don't need to hook it up like this, and if the demand exceeds the supply it will do essentially nothing to help.
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:34 AM
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Just talked to my dentist, he said he does every two years a muriactic acid treatment where he drops some tablets down the well pipe, lets them sit for a day, then runs a hose to clean it out for two hours. his gpm just went from 12-35 after doing it.
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