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Old 10-15-2012, 08:51 AM   #1
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How to locate existing water line from well. Replacing Mobile Home.

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Old 10-15-2012, 08:58 AM   #2
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What type well? Is the pump in the well?
If not then your going to have to just look at where it entered the home and hope they just dug a straight trench to the well and start digging.

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try witching them. use two coathangers bent into a L and hold the short end in each hand when they cross you will have found your water line. Dosent work for everyone, but works for me.
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do you sand paper the part of the metal coat hanger you hold to remove any plastic/sealant from the hanger?
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No I never have, I just cut them and bend them into a L shape. You can sand them if you so desire tho.
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Metal lines? Use a metal detector or line tracer.
Plastic lines? Feed a wire or metal snake down the line and use the line locator.
Submersible pump? Trace the electric wires.

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