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Old 06-20-17, 08:18 AM
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Complete well system

Can anyone explain to me how this system works? (if it does) Seems to me there should be a separate line in and out of the tank?Name:  DSC01232 - Copy - Copy.jpg
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Old 06-20-17, 09:25 AM
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Tank normally has one connection. Tank has pressurized air behind a diaphragm. Water is pumped into the tank until the pressure turns off the switch located in the brown box by the tank connection.
This setup makes a certain amount of pressurized water available before the pump must run again. I can't see your piping arrangement clearly enough to comment. Steve
 
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Does your well also supply another house or building? Do you have an irrigation system? I'm wondering why you have two large supply lines heading outside.
 
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The tank has air in the top and water in the bottom. Usually separated by a rubber membrane. As the water pressure goes up.... more water comes in the bottom of the tank, rises and compresses the air cushion.

A simple one line connection to it is all that's needed.
 
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Pilot Dane, There is only one going outside. I think it goes to an old building, I will cap it off. Thanks for the replies.
 
 

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