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    Speedbump, you're my new hero! Stinky,...

    Speedbump, you're my new hero! Stinky, iron-filled, slimy filter cartridge in that blue plastic case. We've been on the well for 10 years but the filtration is only 12 months old...Significantly...
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    Yeah! Pretty recently installed UV with a big...

    Yeah!
    Pretty recently installed UV with a big white cylinder that I'll check right now!
    I hope that's it, didn't think about it. You think it could make that much difference?
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    Losing pressure at the tap

    Hey there.
    I have a 140 foot well with fracture at about 120, 6gpm when drilled (20 years ago).
    Lately I've been losing pressure at the tap - especially when I run more than one tap at a time. ...
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    I know this isn't the forum for bleeding my...

    I know this isn't the forum for bleeding my left-wing heart but wasn't Al Gore elected by more than 50% of voting Americans a few years ago?

    It'd be nice if it were that simple then we could all...
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    You guys complaining about the weather, sissies!...

    You guys complaining about the weather, sissies!
    ...It's been so bad up here this year (how's that for an intro to a weather rant?).
    Seriously, over the past 4 weeks I have had no electricity for 8...
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    Tell you what bob, box 'em up for me and ship 'em...

    Tell you what bob, box 'em up for me and ship 'em my way. I'll share the moola with you. I won't share with rancher though. He says I live in an area with bad weather and I'm pretty touchy about...
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    Thanks for that. Haven't had water for the...

    Thanks for that.

    Haven't had water for the past 4 days due to the huge storm that hit PNW last week. Winds gusting up to 100MPH with sustained hurricane force for over an hour. Knocked out...
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    Yeah Gary, come on up! It's lovely up here and...

    Yeah Gary, come on up! It's lovely up here and you're welcome to come! Everything's nice except for my darn water system!

    So I have a big blue bladder tank and a cv at the tank. I'll remove the...
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    The beer's chillin' and the address is Vancouver...

    The beer's chillin' and the address is Vancouver Island, BC. Only a few hours north of Northern Washington via ferry...Near Victoria, BC!

    Are you serious about getting rid of the check valve at...
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    I don't mean to hijack this thread (sorry Steval)...

    I don't mean to hijack this thread (sorry Steval) but I can audibly hear the check valve at the tank fluttering on and off. I'm pretty sure there's a faulty cv smewhere and I assume it's at the pump...
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    I'm having a similar problem with my system...I...

    I'm having a similar problem with my system...I haven't replaced the pressure tank but I changed the switch and some other electronic stuff and since then I have periodic bursts of air - it's as...
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    Thanks for everything. It seems that my pumptec...

    Thanks for everything.
    It seems that my pumptec and my pressure switch were messing with each other - why they didn't do it over the last 6 years I don't know. With a bit of reading from this forum...
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    Thanks for sending your thoughts. I'll look into...

    Thanks for sending your thoughts. I'll look into it.

    The pressure switch hasn't been changed, though, just the pumptec.

    To check the pressure of the tank I'll have to drain it, won't I?
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    Thanks Bob. I'm off to the dentist now...Bad...

    Thanks Bob.
    I'm off to the dentist now...Bad news comes in flurries!
    I'll humour myself when I return, remove the CV and stick my ear to the cold iron casing. It sounds like a good time but I'd...
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    Come on man, have faith; I need optimism right...

    Come on man, have faith; I need optimism right now!

    What would the check valve look like? (stupid question, I know:o ) Would it be at the pressure tank or...HIdden in a stupid place?!?
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    Gary and Bob, thanks a lot for your help with...

    Gary and Bob, thanks a lot for your help with this.

    I hope you're both wrong on the lack of water thing! So humour me for another minute before I order a cistern...

    If there is a leak in the...
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    The pumptech is essentially a safety switch to...

    The pumptech is essentially a safety switch to avoid running out of water/running the pump dry - with it I can set the duration between times that the pump will activate and it can be set anywhere...
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    new pumptec, no pressure

    Hi there.
    My well stopped wrking a few days ago and the pump guy installed a new pumptec, said the old one was toast, switched the pressure switch, asked me for $300 and left.

    20 minutes later I...
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