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Old 04-02-2012, 09:45 AM   #1
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Low water pressure, pump kicks off and on


Yesterday, hubby was filling pool and the pump kicked off, pressure gauge was at 0- no water at all..after waiting 20-30 minutes pump kicked back on and pressure went back up..he tried fillling pool again, pump kicked off and we had no water again. after 20-30 mins it kicked back on and he thinks it may be the pump/motor that is underground going bad...well is 16 years old.. Today other than low water pressure, I have water, but am afraid to use too much of it ...any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Ayuh,.... Did he pump the well dry,..??

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Thank you Bondo for replying..after speaking with our local well guy, he told us that because of the recent drought, farmers in our area have been irrigating which has caused many people to have to have their wells dug deeper. Our well when first put in goes down 100 ft which is minimal as others in our neighborhood have wells that go down 325 ft!! Hopefully the underground motor is not pulling in sand and is still in good condition.I still have water but the pressure remains low...won't know until well guy comes out to check it...
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