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chlorinating your well

Why and When Do You Need to Chlorinate Your Well?

November 13, 2020

Reasons for chlorinating The most common reason for disinfection of a well is to clear up the water system following a positive test for coliform. Regular testing of the well water can help determine if your well is contaminated. When the water sample analysis shows that the water does contain coliform bacteria; chlorination of your…

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Grundfos SQE Constant Pressure System

October 5, 2020

We just installed this constant pressure pump system for a customer today. It is sometimes referred to as a variable speed pump or a variable frequency drive, and it takes up very little room in your garage or pump house.   About the Grundfos SQE Constant Pressure System The Grundfos SQE is the only constant pressure…

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Is Your Submersible Pump Running Continuously?

September 24, 2020

Troubleshooting a submersible pump that is running continuously Is your submersible water well pump running non-stop? If it is, there are several possibilities that could be causing this issue. Identifying the problem and then fixing the issue will help to save wear and tear on your pump, as well as help to keep your electric bill…

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Be Prepared with a Bison Hand Pump

October 7, 2019

We are proud to be your local Grants Pass, Josephine County, and Southern Oregon area dealer for Bison Hand Pumps. Bison is the industry leader in Stainless Steel water well hand pumps.  Bison Pumps offers shallow well hand pumps, playground water pumps, community water pumps and deep well hand pumps which work alongside most electric pumps. Made…

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PumpTec Pump Protection System

How to extend the life of your pump

September 6, 2019

To extend the life of your well pump and protect your investment, we highly recommend the installation of a Franklin Pumptec or Littelfuse PumpSaver. These devices monitor submersible pump motors 24 hours a day to ensure that if there is a voltage problem, current, or dry-run problem and a variety of other fault conditions that…

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Solve Low Water Pressure with a Constant Pressure System

July 26, 2019

For many homeowners, having constant water pressure might not seem crucial, that is, until their pressure drops off when they need it most. Using a private well is a great source for water that’s reliable but low water pressure can be an irritating problem. Constant pressure systems installed by Pacific Pump are a great solution.…

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Hard Water Stains

Hard Water in Your Home

May 12, 2019

Do you have a white scale build-up on your faucets and appliances that is difficult to remove? If so, then chances are you have hard water, which means it has a lot of minerals like calcium and magnesium in it. Your water collects these minerals from the ground while traveling to your home. Excess amounts of…

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Cold temperatures are coming

November 8, 2018

Winter is around the corner and it is important to winterize your water well system to prevent it from freezing. A frozen water pump causes more than the inconvenience of losing water for a while. It can also mean burst pipes, cracked water pumps, and flooding once the frozen pipes warm up again. Smaller pipes…

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