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    I was given that suggestion by my pump installer...

    I was given that suggestion by my pump installer and it did not make a difference. It seems the water disharges quicker than the pump can begin pumping. This happens very quickly and then...
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    Water hammer when irrigation turns on

    I have a 2.1 gal or so pre-charge tank with a submersible pump CSV valve. Everything is fine except when my irrigation first turns on. The water flowing into the irrigatation system causes the...
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    Check Valve problems

    The check valve is on top of the sub-pump. I did not word that correctly. What is a cycle stop valve and where do I get one?
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    Check Valve problems

    I have a submersible pump in a well 160ft. My problem is that I have to replace the 11/4 check valve every year due to it's failure. I have tried various brands and types. Mine setup has the check...
  5. Thread: Backflow valves

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    I have someone coming to test it this week. If...

    I have someone coming to test it this week. If there is a problem, what would you replace them with? Yes they were installed in a valve box at ground level. All of this was done by the previous...
  6. Thread: Backflow valves

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    Here you go. The left goes to the irrigation...

    Here you go. The left goes to the irrigation valve which is tee'd off of the mainline from the pump to the house. The right goes to the sprinker system with solenoids and heads. This setup is...
  7. Thread: Backflow valves

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    Backflow valves

    I replaced a broken irrigation valve today ( the kind that needs a t-handle to open/close ) it is 4.5 feet underground. The irrigation valve was replaced because it was stuck on. I noticed that...
  8. Thread: Air in lines

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    Actually two check valves with the one in the...

    Actually two check valves with the one in the house being bypassed. But Murphys law says that there will be 2 feet of snow on the ground and the one in the well will go out causing the pump to cycle...
  9. Thread: Air in lines

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    It was the one in the well. The one up top has a...

    It was the one in the well. The one up top has a bypass so it is out of the flow now.
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    Just thought I would follow up with the fix. My...

    Just thought I would follow up with the fix. My problem was the check valve. The spring had broken in it so we replaced the check valve. The pipe to the well is 1-1/4 schedule 80 pipe. What I...
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    Thanks the pump is being pulled tomorrow. I...

    Thanks the pump is being pulled tomorrow. I appreciate your advice!
  12. Thread: Air in lines

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    Yes, I installed that last fall because the pump...

    Yes, I installed that last fall because the pump kept cycling and I could hear the water running when there was nothing going on in the home. After the check valve was installed in the house, the...
  13. Thread: Air in lines

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    Air in lines

    Just recently we have been having air in our lines. I have a submersible pump and bladder type pressure tank. I have turned off the pump and drained the tank and the water pressure is 39 psi. So...
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    Upgrade to manifold

    I was wandering if it is worth it to replumb my house and go with a manifold system versus the tree layout that I currently have. All of my plumbing is exposed and reachable via the unfinished...
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    Filter

    I agree with what was said regarding the filter area and the cheap filters. I have a 20 in cartridge type already but was using the supply of filters that the previous owner left. I switched to the...
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    I have adequate pressure and volume for both the...

    I have adequate pressure and volume for both the sprinklers and the house, as it is I had to adjust the heads and combine some zones so the the pump would not pump to the cut out pressure of the tank...
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    Irrigation on house system

    Hi, here is my question, we are on a typical well setup with pressure tank etc. The irrigation is on the same system so when it is activated, the pressure drops in the tank and the pump kicks on. ...
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