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To be able to answer your questions about your domestic water supply, more information is necessary, such as the well's volume capacity and the pumps pumping capacity or to put it another way, "how much water volume do you have? If you know or can find out who drilled the well he may be able to tell you the wells capacity and the size of the installed ...


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I'm thinking that the pump handle must be on a different line, after the pressure tank.…if the pump handle was plumbed directly on a T from the well line and before the pressure tank, there's no way for the pump to get activated to supply pressure to the pump handle That reasoning is erroneous. The pressure for the system is pretty much the same throughout, ...


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If you want to do anything with this well pull the pipe up. If the water level is shallow it may come up easily as a single line with a foot valve. If it’s a submersible it may not come up easy as the wires can be hanging it up, but in both cases pull that pipe up. If you can’t remove it you can’t really expect to use the well. Once you pull the pipe the ...


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As you have still not clarified what VFD you have or plan to buy, I'm looking at the documentation for the Goulds Aquavar Solo2, which will power a 2 hp 3phase pump. Link is via a vendor site I have purchased (other things) from but have no other association with. In Table 1 on Page 4 it specifies: For pumps up to 36 gpm a 7.3 gallon pressure tank is ...


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Maintaining 40-50 psi is the key. Yes you can do it with a 7 gallon bladder tank and it would be better to go to a 35 gallon bladder tank but depending on your flow you could set your pump to run at 80% all day and maintain 50 psi so you really don’t need much of a pressure tank in that case. If your pump is producing 40 gallons at 70% then you want a big ...


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WOW, that's one heck of a well! You got lucky! There are some types of pumps that are variable speed and ramp up and ramp down due to demand They are good for community water systems with many users. For an individual user, I'd go with a large pressure tank (like 60-80 gallons) to avoid short cycling of the pump (depending upon type of pump). I think ...


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I would recommend that you call a local "well guy" and ask him the same questions. They have the expertise to do everything "well" related including determining if that pipe or casing is really for an old well. If it is a well, he may have even been the guy that drilled the original well or knows who drilled it to get the specs of that ...


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