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Why does my water pressure fluctuate?

When I run the shower, mostly hot water, the pressure will run normal for a minute, then raise for a minute, then repeat. My home is supplied by a well. What is causing this?
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How does one determine whether a waterlogged High HP pump is electrically OK to use?

A high power pump (the mechanic said it is a 0.75HP induction motor) is mounted on the old well using those huge bolts driven through the stone. During the recent rains the grounds were water-logged, ...
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Can I operate a well pump with no pressure tank by using the breaker as a switch?

Working on my cabin. Have a drilled well about 100 feet away (maybe a bit more, uphill). 1 inch black PVC well pipe comes into dirt crawl space, pier construction, under cabin. I brought it ...
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How do I fix a Well Pump that is on Constantly?

Recently my well pump started running 24/7. What might be wrong, and what are the steps I would take to fix the issue?
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What hoses for shallow point well?

I've got a shallow point well w/pump where the tube (some sort of hard plastic) from the pump to the well has failed. It developed a pinhole leak. Question is, what do I need to replace it? Is ...