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New well pump type

Postby lwparchive » Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:21 pm

I had a well dug in near Sandpoint, Idaho. The well is 40 feet deep but has screening limiting the maximum depth a submersible pump can be lowered to 21 feet. The well contractor says the well produces 15 plus gallons per minute.

I lean towards a submersible pump with 220 volts. What do you recommend?

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Re: New well pump type

Postby dlamp67 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:37 pm

Dependent upon draw down, you could use a submersible, but, you will find that you will probably overload the pump motor because you don't have a lot of TDH requirements.
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