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    I'm going to try a spring valve. I am hoping that...

    I'm going to try a spring valve. I am hoping that any sediment that jammed the lower valve will settle out in the holding tank before it gets to the upper check valve. We normally drain and clean the...
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    Thanks for the replies and info. I may try to...

    Thanks for the replies and info. I may try to take it apart first without having to remove the whole pump assembly.

    Our house is a two pump system. We have a 40 foot lift from the lake to the...
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    Swing check valve repair/replace

    Hi everyone;

    I can't seem to get the search function to work tonight for some reason. My 1" swing check valve on the inlet side of my jet pump is slowly beginning to let water bleed back.

    I...
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    Things are clearing up

    Well, I guess this is a good lesson for me...never assume lake water quality will be constant. We have lived here for 7 years and never had any changes to the taste, until this year.

    The taste is...
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    Thanks for the replies guys We have shocked...

    Thanks for the replies guys

    We have shocked the entire system from the holding tank, through the pump and pressure tank, and the filter asembly.

    I had already removed and disposed of the...
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    Hi Gary, thanks for the response. We cleaned...

    Hi Gary, thanks for the response.

    We cleaned it approx 2 months ago with bleach (we try to do it every year, but sometimes it is two years), then again 2 nights ago with bleach and Spray Nine, but...
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    Hi Everyone; Hope everyone is having a good...

    Hi Everyone;

    Hope everyone is having a good new year.

    If anyone has any ideas on what could be causing the funny taste in our system, please let us know.

    I am going to try shocking the...
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    Bewildering Smell

    Hi Everyone;

    We have a bewildering taste in our water. I can't describe it. It has almost a fishy type taste. Key points:

    Lake water - 3/4hp Jacuzzi at lake, 40 foot lift to house.
    50 gallon...
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    We had actually been thinking about a new toilet,...

    We had actually been thinking about a new toilet, but I have heard (and seen) so many horror stories about low flush toilets (plus we draw from a lake) that we are hesitant to change if we don't have...
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    Thanks for the quick reply. I forgot to mention...

    Thanks for the quick reply. I forgot to mention we are on a septic system. The basement toilet works fine, so I was thinking the vent may be OK, unless the basement toilet being at the end of the...
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    Intermittent Toilet Bubble/Slow Flush

    Hi Everyone;

    We have a 30 yr old house with 2 identical older American Standard toilets - one in the basement, and one in the loft. The one in the loft acts up about every tenth flush, wherein it...
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