help! which well pump will work


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Old 05-06-07, 07:18 AM
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help! which well pump will work

I just bought my home a year ago. It has a well, but the pump is trashed, it leaks, the tank is rusted and leaks. I recently bought this pump and tank combo: http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200039924_200039924

then realized this pump has only 1 port, and the old pump has 2 ports with 2 pipes going down into the well. Can I make this work or would the old setup be better? and if a 2 port pump would work better, could I use this one: http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200311417_200311417 But I don't think I would need the jet assembly it says is required, would I?

The new pump I just bought was damaged during shipment, and I am going to have to return it, so if I need the other pump instead, I should be able to swap it. Also I might add this is not for my home water supply, just for my garden.
Thanks for any help
 
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Old 05-06-07, 07:27 AM
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The http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200311417_200311417

will work. What you have is a deep water well. That means the water depth is over 25 feet. I prefer submersible pumps. I think they are more reliable.
 
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Old 05-06-07, 03:13 PM
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You have a deep well pump with the ejector down in the well. When you replace the pump you should also replace the ejector to match the pump.
 
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Old 05-07-07, 01:48 PM
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The first pump you bought has the jet assembly right at the pump. these types of shallow well pumps can only work on wells about 15-20' deep.

If you have a deeper well, you have to use the type of pump that has a remote jet assembly placed at the bottom of the well.

Most new wells use a submersible pump because they are more efficient and pump higher volumes of water.
 
 

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