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Problems with a well pump and bladder tank
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Ruth Haas    Posted 08-23-2004 at 19:15:55       [Reply]  [Send Email]
There is no water going into the tank while the pump is running. What do we try?

toolman    Posted 08-24-2004 at 01:39:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
ruth you may have lost your prime for your pump, what kind of pump do you have and what type of well, drilled , dug etc.

deadcarp    Posted 08-24-2004 at 00:24:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'd start with a google search. ( type or paste in your browser window above, then click enter ) and do a search for keywords like pump, pressure tank etc. Surprising what's on the net. :)

ron,ar    Posted 08-23-2004 at 19:30:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
How deep is the well? Did it pump before? Is this a new problem or something that just happened all at once?
My guess would be either an airlock, a hole in the pipe or a bad footvalve. There are folks here that can help better than I can. I have had only limited experiance with wells and most of that was with a shallow well Ruth-Berry pump.

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