Sand point well kit

Old 05-07-14, 11:21 AM
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Sand point well kit

I am really sick of watering my lawn with the city's water. It's expensive and has so much chlorine in it that I think it may actually hurt the lawn. I want to put in a sand point well but I have no idea what kind or size of pump/pressure tank to buy. I've helped a couple of people pound in the well pipe but I've never seen the rest of the process carried out. Is there a good resource to know what size equipment is necessary?

FYI: I don't have an irrigation system in my lawn. I'm using movable sprinklers.

Old 05-07-14, 11:57 AM
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You could dig your own but not sure of the codes in your area and whats allowed regarding this..

Here is a good site... Most likely you may not get more then 5 gpm.. Possibly only able to run one or two heads...

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Old 05-07-14, 12:21 PM
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Is there water shallow enough on your property to be reached with a sand point well? Is your soil sandy enough to allow water to flow into the well at a usable rate? Those types of wells are common for irrigation in coastal areas where it's nothing but sand and water is only 5 or 10' down but they are useless where I live.

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