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    This particular post was specifically about how...

    This particular post was specifically about how do well drillers / pump guys determine the rate of recovery of the well when drilling a new well or drilling an existing one deeper. I wanted to...
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    I talked to one of the well guys in town and he...

    I talked to one of the well guys in town and he said they have pumps with them in either case to test the yield.
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    I am basically taking crash courses on wells,...

    I am basically taking crash courses on wells, pumps, and the related due to necessity so let me pass several sites I ran across with helpful info.

    http://www.aquascience.net/submersible-pumps/. ...
  4. That's funny... I never thought about that...

    That's funny... I never thought about that wording.
  5. Thanks again for your feedback. My family friend...

    Thanks again for your feedback. My family friend and attorney for 20+ years suggested she write a letter offering a proposal that meant both he and I take a hit. I end up paying more than I should...
  6. DonL, Thanks for the reply... I am having...

    DonL,

    Thanks for the reply... I am having issues with our pump guy so right now service is non-existent. I am trying to come up with a proposal that will make everyone happy.

    He has a price...
  7. Price Markup on Well Pumps by pump installers

    My guess is pump guys markup the deep well pumps when they install them for homeowners. Is this the case and if so what is the standard markup rate?

    I am guessing they mark it up in case they...
  8. Thank you for your feedback.

    Thank you for your feedback.
  9. I am not sure where I could put an underground or...

    I am not sure where I could put an underground or above ground tank as I am in mountainous area and not a lot of places to do this. At least no place convenient or close due to the way things are...
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    Well yield / rate of recovery questions

    1) Let's say you are digging a "new" well. How does a well digger test the yield or rate of recovery of the well with the new well. One wouldn't have a pump yet... so does he have a pump on the...
  11. I take it the tank would be insulated some how...

    I take it the tank would be insulated some how against freezing? Or is it buried in the ground? I can do some google searching on this... don't want to take too much of your time.
  12. Understood... they were hoping fracturing would...

    Understood... they were hoping fracturing would produce more flow. It only went from 1/8th GPM to 3/4 GPM. Now the option is to drill deeper and hope to hit more water. (Of course we could do...
  13. I think I forgot to say that after fracturing it...

    I think I forgot to say that after fracturing it jumped from 1/8 GPM to 3/4 GPM.

    I did think about a storage tank, but I am not sure I have room in my water closet area to fit one. But I am not...
  14. The one titled "Did I disinfect my well or not" ?

    The one titled "Did I disinfect my well or not" ?
  15. What should be done when chlorinating well?

    A well company came out and fractured our well to attempt to get more flow. We were getting 1/8th gallon per minute.

    After fracturing he said they would measure the new flow rate in 3 or 4 days,...
  16. Was the Well / Pump guy premature and telling me I had to buy a new pump?

    I believe the pump guy had me buy a new pump prematurely and now I may have to buy a second pump. I need your help in knowing if this is actually the case. Here are the details

    I have a well...
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