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That makes sense. So assuming a relatively steady...

That makes sense. So assuming a relatively steady flow of water into well, we hopefully wont run it dry.
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I double checked. With a sprinkler zone running,...

I double checked. With a sprinkler zone running, the pressure drops over a minute or so to 40 and pump kicks on. It then gradually increases and stabilized at 45 psi with sprinklers going. Once the...
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Thanks! Yes, I have already started to drop the...

Thanks! Yes, I have already started to drop the nozzle sizes down. The heads had 3 gpm. I have dropped them to the lowest at 1.5 gpm. The most heads per zone we have is 4. Some have 3. I have noticed...
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Yes. I figure its a very dynamic thing. I will...

Yes. I figure its a very dynamic thing. I will ask well contractor when he comes to pull a water sample. I guess from the above calculation, with pump running and assuming well is adding 4.5 gpm, we...
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Thank you. That makes a lot of sense. So, when...

Thank you. That makes a lot of sense. So, when the pump is pulling from the well, the pump is pulling 5 gpm. I’m not sure if the height of the water has risen at all from 90’. So, we are starting...
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Well gpm after hydro fracture

We had a 500 well with the pump at 450. The supply was 1.5 gpm. Thec water level was noted at the time to be 90 down.

The previous owner had an inground irrigation system in place.

we...
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Remove individual Harman flue caps and cover with a copper cap?

We have 3 Harman pellet stoves installed by the previous owner. the house is very old, and I do not like the look of the 3 stainless caps sticking out above the chimney. Would it be an issue to...
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I turned off the water supply and drained the...

I turned off the water supply and drained the tank. The bladder pressure was 22 psi. I hooked my compressor up and filled bladder to 38 psi. Maybe this was why the draw down volume was low? By the...
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Yes. Pressure tank is WM25. It holds 86 gallons....

Yes. Pressure tank is WM25. It holds 86 gallons. At 30/50 settings for pressure switch, drawdown is 26.7 gallons. Mine is set at 40/60. I filled tank With water until switch shut off at 60 psi. Then...
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Thanks for all of your advice and answers....

Thanks for all of your advice and answers. Assuming the bladder is not ruptured, why would I get a drawdown of only 15 gallons before pump came on? From the specs, it says drawdown at 30/50 is...
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The well pump definitely comes on when a...

The well pump definitely comes on when a sprinkler zone runs. With three heads putting out a total of 9 gpm, it definitely comes on, and I think it stays running. Dont think the tank filled to 60...
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Thanks guys. We bought the house a couple years...

Thanks guys. We bought the house a couple years ago. There is an inground irrigation system, and we had done some seeding.

I was concerned about well flow and running it dry potentially. I looked...
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Bad pressure tank?

We have a well with a Wellmate WM25 tank. I had someone come look at our system, and he said tank was waterlogged And should be replaced.

. From what Ive read, the pump should short cycle if this...
05-13-20, 11:09 AM
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Thanks Ill try to find the neutral. Those panels...

Thanks Ill try to find the neutral. Those panels are such rats nests!
05-13-20, 07:07 AM
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Generator circuits in panel and subpanel

We have a 200 amp service. The main panel is a GE 40 circuit loadcenter. Next to the main panel is a Murray subpanel. We also have a Reliance 6 circuit transfer switch. The pigtail for the transfer...
05-08-20, 06:47 AM
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Does subpanel require its own surge arrestor?

We have a 200 amp service with a large GE panel and a smaller Murray subpanel next to it. The GE panel has a surge arrestor already installed directly below the main 200 amp breaker. Is the Murray...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-25-20, 11:08 AM
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GE GEH50DEEDSCB heat pump not coming on

We have a GE heat pump water heater that was made in 2012. In heat pump mode, it runs a compressor and fan and heats the water. Twice now, we have noticed that we don't have hot water, and the heat...
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Right. It was still adding water throughout spin...

Right. It was still adding water throughout spin cycle. I think it may be the control board
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LG WM2501HWA clothes sopping wet at end of cycle

I was using our LG washer and at end of cycle, clothes were soaking wet. Washer had counted down to 0. There were no error codes. I put it on rinse & spin to get water out, and I could hear cold...
08-15-19, 08:50 AM
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Well, I bought one. Installed it by putting the...

Well, I bought one. Installed it by putting the pigtail on the neutral bar and load onto breaker. I did not put circuit neutral on breaker. It works fine. And when I push the test button, it trips.
08-14-19, 01:37 PM
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Yes. It looks like I’d leave the neutrals on the...

Yes. It looks like I’d leave the neutrals on the neutral bar and add pigtail to bar. Then put hot wire on AFCI. Would save a lot of work.
08-13-19, 01:28 PM
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GE AFCI and shared neutral

We have some bedroom wiring that I would like to protect with a GE AFCI. I have read about shared neutrals and how GE can work in this situation by not monitoring neutral. Would that mean that I...
06-13-19, 06:30 PM
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Currently, in an effort to boost the...

Currently, in an effort to boost the effectiveness of the older well and pressure tank, they had run copper from the domestic water system. So, we have copper at domestic system, and a ...
06-13-19, 05:48 PM
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Thanks. I dont know too much about system...

Thanks. I dont know too much about system itself. Each zone seems to have 3 heads. I was going to change nozzles to 2 gpm (figuring my well seems to pump 7 or so). There are 9 zones. I would run 4...
06-12-19, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Dave4242

Running 1 PEX to supply sprinklers from main

Hello,

we we just bought a house that has inground sprinklers. They were tied to an old shallow well that is no longer delivering the water. Pressure and flow are both bad. It would cost...
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