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granny1056
Drilled Well

We just had a well bored. We are putting the pressure tank inside about 15 feet from the well. Can I put a fauccet outside at the site of the well before the pressure tank or must I put it after the pressure tank? I am concerened that if I put it first the pressure tank will not work correctly when the faucet is open. Thanks

johnjh2o
Re: Drilled Well

What type pump are you using and were is it located?

John

granny1056
Re: Drilled Well

The pump is unknown and it is submerged in the well.

johnjh2o
Re: Drilled Well

If the pump has a check valve and the pressure switch is at the tank then it can work.

John

granny1056
Re: Drilled Well

I will contact the contractor that bored the well to get info on pump. Thanks :)

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Drilled Well

As long as the check valve is at the well head the entire line is pressurized. Our check valve is just below the pitless adapter and we have 3 hydrants running off a tee at the well head.

Jack

keith3267
Re: Drilled Well

Do you have a pressure gauge and pressure switch inside where the tank is or out by the well head? If these are inside at the tank, then you probably cannot put in a faucet outside at the well head. Most of the time, the brass piece that you see the switch and the gauge attached to has a check valve inside it and the faucet will not work on the well side of the check valve.

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