Need advice for increasing pressure

Old 08-08-14, 05:25 PM
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Need advice for increasing pressure

Here is as much detail as I can provide on my system.

Well: 500 ft, 12 in diameter for top 18 ft then 8 in diameter for the rest. PVC lined with saw cut perforations in bottom 20 ft. Static water level is at 265 ft.

Pump: 3 HP pump don't know type. 15 amp 10 gpm.

Pressure tank: 80 gallon diaphragm tank cut in/ cut out is set at 35/55.

I can barely run a single above ground impulse sprinkler. I just want to at least do that. What are my next steps/options.
Old 08-09-14, 05:36 AM
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How does the system pressure (observe the gauge) respond over the first 90 seconds of sprinkler operation assuming no one had been using water for the 15 minutes before you turned the sprinkler on?

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