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    speedbump - about collapse: Years ago I tried...

    speedbump - about collapse:

    Years ago I tried to install a driven well, and lost patience with the pitcher pump. I rented a 5hp gasoline pump, necked it down and began to pump. Only after I had...
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    Speedbump, Thanks for the help. I hooked a...

    Speedbump,
    Thanks for the help. I hooked a pitcher pump back on and am pumping lots if silty water now. My guess is that something collapsed down there after I had run the well for about six hours...
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    Bob, I really appreciate your taking time to help.

    Bob, I really appreciate your taking time to help.
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    I know that in this area you find water starting...

    I know that in this area you find water starting at about 10-13 feet, so I started checking with a string after this level. Had a pitcher pump on at 19 feet and pumped til water was clear. Then I...
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    Need driven well advice

    Two months ago, I drove a 1.25" point down 19 feet and there was 6 feet of water standing in the pipe. Hooked up a 1/2hp shallow jet pump with 1.25" pipe from well pipe to pump. I could run a lawn...
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    Driven well problems

    I drove a 3 ft 1.25" point down 17 feet. Attached a pitcher pump and pumped till I got fairly clean water. Ended up with 53" water in the pipe. Hooked up a 1/2 hp shallow well pump to the 1.25" pipe...
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    Thanks for the help. I replaced my pressure...

    Thanks for the help. I replaced my pressure switch with a Square D 30/50 switch that has a low pressure cut-off.
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    need pressure switch help

    I just drove a 3 foot 1.25" point 17 feet down and have 4 ft water in it. A friend lent me an old shallow well pump that I hooked up without a tank, and it pumps a constant flow of clear water. I...
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