Please use this form to supply as much information as you can about your well or pump system before asking for advice. This will better help us answer your questions.
Copy/Paste the following form to your post. Answer as many of the questions as you can. Don’t worry if you only know a thing or two about your pump and well. We will help you fill out as many as we can. A picture or two is always a great idea. We can fill out many of the blanks just by seeing a picture. You will have a detailed record of your pump and well information that you can save or print. This will greatly help us diagnose your problem, and be a great value to have as much information about your pump system as possible.
Type of pump?
Two wire (no control)________
Three wire (control box)______
Wire Size_________ Wire Length________
Jet Pump (above ground)_________
One or two pipes down the well____
Size of Pump?
Pump Model #______________
Date Pump Installed__________
Pond, lake, river________
Depth of well__________
Depth to water_________
Drop Pipe Material
Well Recovery Rate_______gpm
Well Casing Diameter_______”
Rock Well__________ Sand Well__________ Other______________
Date Well Drilled____________
Well Casing Material
PVC________ Steel_________ Other_________
Bladder or diaphragm tank (one pipe to tank)__________
Size or model of tank____________
Air charge in top of tank, with pump off and water drained____________PSI
(check with car tire gauge)
Plain Hydro Pneumatic tank (two pipes to tank, one in and one out)_________
Size of tank________________
Pressure Switch Setting?
On 30, off 50 ________
On 40, off 60_________
Pump Control Method?
Cycle Stop Valve model #_________
Variable speed control #__________
Pump Start Relay (sprinkler timer, no tank)__________
Manually turned on and off____________
Low pressure cutoff switch (lever on side)__________
Filters or Softeners______________
Before or after pressure tank_______
Type of filter___________________
Water Used For?
House Use_______ Number of baths_______ Number of People________
High Flow Showers_______gpm?
Irrigation with timers________
Irrigation with hoses________
Water only part time________
Water at all times but weak_____
Air in water_______________
Water Hammer (noise)______
Too Much pressure_________
Pump makes clicking or buzzing sounds________
Pressure gauge reading________psi
Do you have, and know how to use
an Ampmeter and Voltmeter__________________
Last edited by valveman; 06-05-2011 at 05:26 PM.