Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People

KountryLife.com - A Country Living Resource and Community
Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

Channels
Gardening
Livestock
The Kitchen
Machinery
Tools

Photographs
Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Fun
Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Pictures
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Miscellaneous
Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

  
Country Talk Discussion Board

Re: Re: well Flow


[ View Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Return to Forum ]

Posted by Salmoneye..Well...I tell Ya... on April 10, 2002 at 05:16:46 from (207.40.137.100):

In Reply to: Re: well Flow posted by Pitch on April 10, 2002 at 04:32:33:

6 inch case holds 1.5 gallons/foot for storage so it depends on your static level.
Around here anything over 5 gallons/minute is good but wells usually are deeper here and have a static level of 100 feet. So with 100 feet of storgae you have 150 gallons in the well before the water even really starts pouring in.

I have only 1/2 gallon/minute, but my well is 620, and my static level is at 180 feet down. The pump is at 600 foot...so...600-180=420 feet of water in the well. 420x1.5=630 gallons of water in the well.

IMHO 70 foot well at 5 gallons is OK for a house, but I would not want to chance it on a farm with livestock...I would have gone another 100 feet just for the storage...


Follow Ups:




Post A Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject: Re: Re: Re: well Flow

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:

Email Notification: If you check this box, email will be sent to you whenever someone replies to this message. Your email address must be entered above to receive notification. This notification will be cancelled automatically after 2 weeks.



[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013 KountryLife.com
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community