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    interchangeability of toilet tanks

    American standard does make replacements for their tank model no.4036 are other tanks available as replacements
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    Iron and low Ph problem

    I woul like to replace my calcite neutralization system with a solution based injection system.
    I would like to use a water controled dosing pump using a soda ash and hydrogen peroxide solution to...
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    Pump capacity test method

    To test the capacity of my well at this present time, I constructed a 3 cu. ft.box fitted with a 90 degree square notched weir. the box was located with- in 10 feet of the valve at the bottom of my...
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    Well capacity test results

    The 20 gpm rating was the well drillers air pump test with the draw down to 325 ft. The static water level was 15 feet below the top of the casing (BTC).
    The pump installed was a Goulds 7GS05 having...
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    Kendallroad

    My wife agrees with SpacemanSpliff.
    Just one more question before I surrender.
    How do you disconnect the 1 1/4 in. PVC pipe from the 1 in. poly line that goes underground to my house? I removed the...
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    how to replace a submerged well pump

    I would like to replace my 1/2 hp well pump with either a 3/4 hp or a 1 hp pump in 325 ft deep well tested 10 years ago at a capacity of 20 gpm.

    Is this a do-it-yourself,(with help from friends)?...
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    Square "D" well pressure switch

    My thanks to Frenchelectrican and HJ for the detailed instructions and safety guide lines.


    Regards,
    Peter
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    Square D well pressure switch

    My thanks to Wet Boots.
    I will leave well enough alone since it is working.

    If I hook up a booster pump to the same pressure control I believe I should follow the same convention. The total (...
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    Square D well pressure switch

    I was checking my well pump pressure switch to determine if it could also control a booster pump.
    I found out that the switch was cross wired wrong,that is when the pump is off the motor terminals...
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    Priming problems

    Three feet of water is not enough.
    The well point screen is about two feet so that as soon as the pump starts the drawdown exposes the screen to air and the pump sucks in air and loses prime.

    Two...
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    sweating water tank.

    Insulation that will keep the outside layer above the due point of the ambient temperature will work.
    See if the blankets that are available to keep hot water tanks from cooling can fit your tank....
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    Kendallroad

    Wouldn't the extra pressure tank only increase the time that the well pump does not turn ? When the pump turns on it can only deliver water at its current capacity.
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    well booster pump

    This is a relatively new home (10 years) and was to have a3/4 hp pump installed. The problem became apparent when I receently installed a water neutralizer and softener system (total pressure drop 15...
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    well booster pump

    I have a 1/2 hp Goulds model 7GS05 pump.
    I believe that the pump is underpowered.
    the pump's output at 10 the psi is constant at 8+ gpm.
    At the normal 40 to 60 psi setting the pressure drops...
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