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Thread: First time well owner - need help with set up and pump sizing

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    One more pump question ... I see that different pumps (eg. 1/2HP 10GPM) depending on model # or brand have different number of stages? What are "stages"? Is a higher number of stages on a pump better?
    Thanks

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    More stages are for deeper wells.

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