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Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019 by

The Importance of Effluent Filters

Would you like to extend the life of your drainfield? Would you like to extend the life of your pump? Anyone with an onsite septic system at their home will, of course, say yes to both of these. Extending the life of a drainfield can save thousands of dollars and the cost of a new effluent pump can be upwards of one thousand dollars including installation. Effluent filters are an ideal component for your residential septic tank. They prevent large solids from leaving the tank by improving...

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Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by

How to Test Submersible Pump Wire

Although cable tools generally come pre-tested from the manufacturer, it’s a good idea to check wire before you install it into a well, and it only takes a couple of minutes. You may have an old spool, a used spool, or a new one that has been accidentally bumped or dropped. In any case, it’s a good idea to make sure that it is not damaged before spending time and money dropping it hundreds of feet into a well. Here is what you need: A body of water. Any body of water will do...a bucket, a...

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Posted on Friday, February 8, 2019 by

Chris Worst - Ecommerce Sales Manager/ Business Development - Coeur d'Alene, ID

Chris, son of Ken Worst, represents the fourth generation of family members to learn the ropes of the pumping industry. His primary responsibilities are to maintain function and progress for the growth and development of our website. At Worst since 2012 Why Our Customers Should “Expect the Best from RC Worst” We are a locally owned, fourth generation, family owned business. For over 65 years we have been effectively serving the needs of municipalities, engineers, contractors, and homeowners...

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Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by

Selecting a Pump Control Panel

What’s the Price? Does it fit in my budget? Obviously, price is important to everyone. However, it is important that you are careful not to buy a substandard product with poor quality components. You should also be careful not to pay too much for a panel that has additional features and components that are not going to be needed for your application. What are the functions and features that I need for my application? Many control panels on the market today include a number of standard functions...

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Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 by

Is a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Right for me?

For this blog, I am specifically writing about residential submersible well pump systems that use variable speed drives to achieve constant pressure.The short answer to the opening question, Maybe. But most likely Not. Are VFD’s more efficient? No, not even close. A pump is much less efficient at slower speeds and also when it is operating outside the recommended range. Most in home applications require less than 2 to 3 gpm and thus would be very inefficient. A conventional pump system runs 1...

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