|Posted by hj on June 08, 2003 at 23:09:51:|
|In response to Re: Should I replace my pressure tank?|
How large is the existing tank? If the air pressure charge is too high or too low you will not get the maximum water draw down before the pump starts.
: I have well water which is pumped into a 30 year old steel pressure tank. There is no separation between the air and water. I maintain the tank carefully, recharging it every 4 to 6 months. It runs 42PSI (pump on) to 62PSI (pump off). I get a drawdown of 8 gallons before the pump turns on. The pump was replaced 15 years ago.
: Here is my question. Should I replace this prefectly good, working tank with a larger precharged bladder tank? Since I get only approx 8 gallons between each pump cycle, I would like to decrease the amount of times th
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