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Forum: Septic Tanks 08-28-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By waterwelldude
We do installs all the time and Sometimes need...

We do installs all the time and
Sometimes need the old tanks pumped out.
The way your guy did things is highly illegal.

This below about sums it up.

Edit: It sounds to me like the guy...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 08-14-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By waterwelldude
As of right now, you can't have a well. The...

As of right now, you can't have a well.
The Harris and Galveston subsidence says you can't
Have a well if city water is available.

If a driller is caught drilling you a well he can face some...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-17-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By waterwelldude
If the sand is that bad leaving the filter...

If the sand is that bad leaving the filter housing before the tank is a good idea. Just the housing NO element. If you have a see through filter housing, you will be able to see the sand building up...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-17-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By waterwelldude
If the sand is a big problem, they do make a type...

If the sand is a big problem, they do make a type of sediment remover. It works like your filter but without a filter.
Leave the filter housing just take out the element. It will work like a...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-15-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By waterwelldude
If the filter is between the pump and tank take...

If the filter is between the pump and tank take it out.
The filter should go after it leaves the tank, that's if you really need the filter at all. From the sound of your post. I think the filter...
Forum: Septic Tanks 04-24-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By waterwelldude
Ok lets start with this. The way it should be...

Ok lets start with this.
The way it should be wired.
1. The main power comes from the breaker to the relay/contactor.
2. The power goes from the contactor to the pump.

The timer is a low amp...
Forum: Septic Tanks 04-23-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By waterwelldude
Hi and welcome.. There are only 6 things...

Hi and welcome..

There are only 6 things that would stop the pump from working.
Wire
Timer
Float
Voltage
Relay
The pump it self.
Forum: Pumps and Wells 03-01-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By waterwelldude
If your cut in pressure is.....say, 30psi The...

If your cut in pressure is.....say, 30psi The pressure in the bladder tank should be 27psi.
You can check this by turning off the pump, drain the pressure off the tank, then check the psi in the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,918
Posted By waterwelldude
I try to check in here from time to time. Dont...

I try to check in here from time to time.
Dont get to as much as I like tho.

Been putten in a lot of overtime.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.racingjunk.com/ui/6/84/14139484-601.jpg
Forum: Pumps and Wells 01-25-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By waterwelldude
The pump doesn't care where the tank is. That...

The pump doesn't care where the tank is. That would not make any difference. The switch and the tank are the ones that need to stay together.
{As far as water hammer is concerned)
Forum: Pumps and Wells 01-25-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,788
Posted By waterwelldude
First off, your driller is not a well driller. ...

First off, your driller is not a well driller.
That will make a big difference when it come time to develop the well.
There is a lot more to a well than just digging a hole in the ground.
...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 01-20-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By waterwelldude
Do you have a tank and pressure switch?

Do you have a tank and pressure switch?
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By waterwelldude
Good to be back. Been kinda buzzy round here...

Good to be back. Been kinda buzzy round here lately. Havent had much time to play on line.
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By waterwelldude
My new toy I just finished building

I know there are a few jeep folks on here, so I thought I would share a pic of my 95 wrangler.
Ripped out the 4 banger, and dropped in a 350 Chevy:D with a 700r4 and 241 trans case, with 36" super...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 10-30-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By waterwelldude
The distance from the house doesn't mean much. I...

The distance from the house doesn't mean much. I have seen them IN the house. Not a real smart move on their part, but hey its their well..
The septic tank is another story. The minimum distance I...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 10-27-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By waterwelldude
It sounds like the tank may be waterlogged. If...

It sounds like the tank may be waterlogged. If its a bladder tank check the air in the tank.
It should be 2 to 3 psi less that the pressure switch cut on pressure. if its not a bladder tank, drain...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,111
Posted By waterwelldude
It is a odd round but is amazingly accurate. I...

It is a odd round but is amazingly accurate. I have been wanting to find one of them for a while.
Nice little piece there.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,111
Posted By waterwelldude
I havent bought a gun, but I did pick this up the...

I havent bought a gun, but I did pick this up the other day.

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s480x480/292300_2308682172403_1950297741_n.jpg
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-09-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By waterwelldude
We had a tank like that needed to be cleaned. ...

We had a tank like that needed to be cleaned.
After draining the water we used a shop vac with a two inch pipe as a extension to reach the bottom. It work great.
If the sediment is like a sand,...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-09-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By waterwelldude
From looking at the pictures it would appear that...

From looking at the pictures it would appear that there are two pumps here.
One to fill the storage tank and one to pressure the system.
Am I correct is my thinking? If so, here are my thoughts.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,111
Posted By waterwelldude
They are good tractors BUT!!!! The hydraulic pump...

They are good tractors BUT!!!! The hydraulic pump is on the front. Check to see if it has been replaced or worked on. It was a bad idea on JD's part to mount it the way they did, and they tear them...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 05-02-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By waterwelldude
Thats easy, one pumps air and the other pumps...

Thats easy, one pumps air and the other pumps water...lol..Just kidden

A wet pit is where the motor runs in the water, or the pump or wet end, is on top of the motor.

A dry pit pump is one...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-30-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By waterwelldude
Hi and welcome. Go to any good auto parts...

Hi and welcome.

Go to any good auto parts store. Look under the air tool section.
There you will find a swivel end. Most are 3/8, but at the better stores that sell the big air tools like 3/4" or...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-30-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,160
Posted By waterwelldude
Do you have the well log? Knowing how it was...

Do you have the well log?
Knowing how it was drilled would be a big help.
Raising the pump may or may not help. Without the log information, it is hard to say what can and can not be done to the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 18,724
Posted By waterwelldude
That looks nice Chris, but I have heard that...

That looks nice Chris, but I have heard that those kind of things are bad on your back and elbows.
I will bring a trailer and get that mess out of your yard so you don't put yourself through any...
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