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    Some type of pressure relief should be installed....

    Some type of pressure relief should be installed. When the zones switch you will get an increase of pressure and dead head the system against your sprinkler valves, over time they will fail...
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    The "feed" or suction line should be 1.25". You...

    The "feed" or suction line should be 1.25". You really only need the foot valve, as it is a check valve. Pvc is perfect, just make sure your joints are sealed perfectly or you will have suction...
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    My expertise is in N. Illinois and all areas are...

    My expertise is in N. Illinois and all areas are different, but here goes anyway...
    There is no water in clay, but clay is a good barrier to keep contaminants out of the ground water. There should...
  4. Yum..."If anything the sediment stays on the...

    Yum..."If anything the sediment stays on the bottom and doesn't end up in your plumbing" That's what I want to drink, water that is passing by said sediment at the bottom of the tank.
    Bleeder...
  5. Which one gives you "cleaner" water. A tank that...

    Which one gives you "cleaner" water.
    A tank that the water and air are in contact inside of a galvanized steel tank, where the outlet is 2-3" off the bottom allowing for a build-up of sediment.
    or...
  6. Are these particles metal...put a magnet to them....

    Are these particles metal...put a magnet to them. If they are, the well casing is deteriorating and has collected at the bottom of the well. When you draw "hard" from the well they are becoming...
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    Agreed the heat has warped the impeller/jet...

    Agreed the heat has warped the impeller/jet inside the pump head. The air pressure in the tank should ideally be 2psi less than what the pump turns on at, however you can lower this air pressure to...
  8. I have had a cust. with this same problem. The...

    I have had a cust. with this same problem. The first thing you need to find out is if you can get piping past the "pitless adapter". If you can you can look at systems like this one...not my company...
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    Well, the owner of my company just bought 2...Ive...

    Well, the owner of my company just bought 2...Ive tried it on our office well and it is simple and accurate. I will keep you all updated as we use them.
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    Meh, tanks go bad all the time. The rubber that...

    Meh, tanks go bad all the time. The rubber that most companies are using is recycled... "Do it yourself" tanks have a high failure rate as well. 5yr warranty on all tanks!!!
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    Bryan, if you can use 1" sch 80 pvc threaded pipe...

    Bryan, if you can use 1" sch 80 pvc threaded pipe insead of the poly pipe, you will have no worries in future extraction. It is light and extremely long lasting, without the head ache of pulling the...
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    Thanks for the feedback so far...The fact that it...

    Thanks for the feedback so far...The fact that it can "see" past torque arrestors is amazing, never thought to even ask that. As for the poly lines, we deal with a lot of residential wells that have...
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    Hmmm. Every VFD we have installed, the...

    Hmmm. Every VFD we have installed, the manufacturer recommends 70% air pressure to running pressure...Doing the math for you; if your running pressure is 60psi the pre-charge in the tank should be...
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    Well water level sounder?

    Does anyone have a recomendation on a good frequency sounder for measuring water levels of well with DROP PIPE INSTALLED?
    I am researching an Eno Scientific 2010 Pro and I cannot find a single...
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