Adding well to current system

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swiftbug2

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So I got an extra well I wanna hook up to my current system. System has a pressure tank and settling tank on it. Well has a submersible pump with a control box that has 230v 1hp and usually runs around 10amps when I tested it. Shocked the well a couple times and have ran it for 24hrs without the water flow slowing. I know it's at least 80ft deep but don't know total. Well case is 4in. That's the only info I have on the other pump. My current well pump is a vertical jet pump on a 2in case. Usually turns on between 30 and 50 and turns off around 70. Its starting to go out so I'm expecting it to stop functioning soon.

Extra info is I live a mile from a river so may have effects on static water levels throughout the year. I don't know the static water level. Well is located in Bell, FL so static shouldn't be too deep. Also when starting to run the submersible pump the first 20-50 gallons has fine sediment in it. Currently only 1 user on property so water usage is low. May end up with up to 6 users on property at some point

I have been looking around for a good video or article that can show me how to set up an additional pump to a current system but have had trouble finding anything.

I was using this site to try and figure out what parts I need. https://www.nearnorthsupply.com/components-of-a-typical-submersible-pump-installation/

From looking at this site so far I'm guessing I need a check valve, pressure switch, tank tee, and pressure gauge. Do I also need a flow control valve even though it didn't run dry running it 24hrs straight, do I need a relief valve, and do I need a fine sediment filter since I have a settling tank?

If someone has a good vid, article, or can give me a rundown of everything I need with some instructions I would appreciate it

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All you have to do to make two pumps work together on the same system is to stagger the pressure settings. Since your Deep Well jet pump is shutting off at 70, it should be coming on at 50. If it seems to be dropping below 50 before it starts you may need a new pressure switch and/or there is too much air in the tank. With 50/70 on the jet pump it will be the primary pump and first to come on. Setting the submersible with a 40/60 setting will only let it come on if the first pump cannot pump enough to keep up with the demand, or the first pump fails to come on for some reason. It is that simple.

I would pump the well hard for hours or days if needed to try and stop the sediment from coming in on start up.

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All you have to do to make two pumps work together on the same system is to stagger the pressure settings. Since your Deep Well jet pump is shutting off at 70, it should be coming on at 50. If it seems to be dropping below 50 before it starts you may need a new pressure switch and/or there is too much air in the tank. With 50/70 on the jet pump it will be the primary pump and first to come on. Setting the submersible with a 40/60 setting will only let it come on if the first pump cannot pump enough to keep up with the demand, or the first pump fails to come on for some reason. It is that simple.

I would pump the well hard for hours or days if needed to try and stop the sediment from coming in on start up.

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By the looks of the diagram I take it all I need is a tank tee kit with gauge, switch, relief valve, bibb, shut off, and check valve. All hooked up between my pressure tank, settlement tank, and pump. Top of where the sub pump comes out of the ground has a 75psi relief on it so assuming I don't need to buy another one. Might add a t before the shut off so I can put an access that I can open and run the pump outside of the system in case I need to flush. My vert pump just went out. Once I get this other pump hooked up I'll start trying to figure out the problem with the other pump to fix
 
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