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Pump surging----low water?

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denno

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I live in a rural area, 2000' elev. Well is some hundreds of feet deep. No changes in equipment since we moved here 15 yrs ago.
Water supply has always been fine. Ran it dry a few times by leaving a hose on; always came right back.
This year we are well behind on rain. The water pressure surges with a cycle of maybe 10-20 seconds. Are these two observations linked?
If the one is causing the other, I have no concerns with it. We still have enough water. Wondering if it is indicative of any problem with the equipment, or any other cause other than low water.

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denno
 

Valveman

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Surging usually means you are pumping the well dry. You are lucky it came back on after running dry even once. Sounds like you need to lower the pump or work on the well production. In the meantime one of these will save your pump.

 
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