How To Properly Size A Pump

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How To Properly Size A Pump

Postby dlamp67 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:09 pm

August 3, 2012

The explanations and/or examples given in this Forum are just that, examples. If you have an application that requires professional input, then, do not hesitate to contact the professionals on this Forum for assistance. keep in mind, if you choose a pump that is misapplied, then, most manufactuer's will not honor their respective warranties.

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Re: How To Properly Size A Pump

Postby robertaman » Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:11 pm

Hi

I live in a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. We use lake water for our domestic water source. We draw about 20' from the footvalve and the distance from the source is 175'. We have a 80 gal pressure tank and want a max of 55psi pressure

We require;
dual voltage
continuous running with out damage as we use this for home water to water lawns and such


Should we use a shallow water pump?
What HP should we use?

Thanks

Rob
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Re: How To Properly Size A Pump

Postby dlamp67 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:24 pm

Sir,
I would look at the Gould's J15S shallow well jet pump to see if it may meet your requirements.

http://www.lockewell.com/index.php?main ... cts_id=549
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