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Dole Valve vs. Cycle Stop Valve

Do I have this right? The Dole Valve will control the gpm and the cycle stop valve will control the pressure. The cycle stop valve does nothing for the demand of my sprinklers correct? it just...
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PILOT, I live in southern WI. I am not sure...

PILOT,

I live in southern WI. I am not sure how to describe local water conditions. the well is sand and sand stone if that is what you mean, the water hardness is 12 grains. The farthest I can...
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I am not looking for a reason not to pay him. ...

I am not looking for a reason not to pay him. Our agreement before he did the work was that if the well did produce enough water then he would take the equipment out he installed and only charge me...
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Yes they screwed this up I feel. They really did...

Yes they screwed this up I feel. They really did not test the capacity of the well, I did after they left. My test have shown the well capacity is 15 gpm for 1 hour and has a real fast recovery. I...
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Dole valve

I told the well guy I was looking at a constant pressure valve and he comes back with the idea I should use a dole valve set at 15 gpm. Now what the hell is a dole valve and its benefitrs and...
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Which Valve

So which valve should I go with?
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Stupid question

I guess that was a stupid question about the pressure loss through the valve, outcomming pressure will be what you set the valve at.

From what I read on Cycle stop website I did not need the extra...
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Now What

OK. My mainline coming in is 1", is it ok to tap off this and go up to 1 1/4 " or 1 1/2" for the sprinkler mainline and then drop to 1" for the latterals? How many PSI will this pump supply? I...
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CVS cycle stop valve

I came across a thread where you discussed the CVS cycle stop vale vs a PRV. I am going to go with the csv1w. Is this the right valve and does it come with instruction on where o install it?
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Dry Well

Thanks Valveguy I hooked up the 100' 5/8" gardon hose and ran the well dry in 20 minutes at 20 gpm, let it sit for 10 minutes and got the same thing in 12 minutes. I talked with the well guy and he...
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Thanks valveguy

I thought it was a little funny when I shut the pump off and only got 25 gallons out of both tanks. It takes 70 seconds to fill the tanks from 0 psi (38 psi air in tanks)to 60 psi. Because of the...
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I asked the well company to test the capacity of...

I asked the well company to test the capacity of the well because we did not know its capacity. He said if the well did not have the capacity all I would owe him was for his time. Why would he have...
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Update on flow rate

I had the well guys put in a 1" ball valve so I could tap into it for the sprinkler system. I shut the well pump off at the breaker and the valve to the house supply and drained the pressure tanks (...
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Got a new pump put in

Here is what I got. I put in 2 Hp 25 gpm Goulds pump and got 35 gpm comming out of the well when they tested it at 50 psi. The well ran dry in 19 minutes so they added 40 feet of pipe and sent it...
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Upgradeing to bigger well pump

I have 1.75 acres and would like to add a sprinnkler system off of my well. I currently have a 3/4 hp pump that puts out ~11 gallons per minute. I would like to get around 20-25 gallons per minute...
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