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Sand Point Well

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Posted by: from Granton
10/9/2013 at 9:29:01 PM

We have a sand point well that we are unsure of the last time it was replaced however we were having issues with the pump turning on as soon as we would turn a faucet on. We thought we needed a new pressure tank so we replaced it but still are only able run sprinkler, tub for about 5 min before the water spudders or there is not enough pressure to continue turning the sprinkler.

What are some possible reason for this happening? Do we need a bigger pump or change the sand point?

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Date/Time10/9/2013 at 11:16:49 PM

What is the size of the pump and your settings for the pump, expansion tank, etc?

Also how many sprinkler heads are you running off of the line?

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Kelly in Granton
Date/Time10/15/2013 at 7:33:01 AM

In response to Ryan from Quality Maintenance: We are only trying to run one sprinkler head at a time. Our pump 1/2 hp jet pump. Cut in pressure is 30. Cut out pressure 40. Pressure tank pressure is 28.

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