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Posted on Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Determine Flow Rate of Your Submersible Well Pump Using Stopwatch Method

If you have a pressure tank and pressure switch it is possible to determine the flow rate of your submersible well pump. Follow the step listed below: Open a faucet, hopefully, one that is close to the pressure tank and pressure switch. As soon as you hear the pressure switch contacts close indicating that the pump has turned on, close the faucet. Start the stopwatch when the pump turns on and stop it when the pump turns off Divide the drawdown capacity of the pressure tank by the time elapsed...

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Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018 by

Why Maintain Your Septic System?

1. Save Money The cost of regular maintenance is a bargain compared to the cost of repairing or replacing a malfunctioning system. Maintenance fees will be between $250 and $500 every three to five years while repair or replacement can cost between $3,000 and $7,000 for a conventional system. Replacement of an alternative system can cost even more. The frequency of septic tank pumping required depends on how many people live in the home and the size of the system. Take the time to understand...

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Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by

Employee Spotlight: Joe Fox - Service Manager - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Joe was a previous employee in the 90's in our pump repair department. He has since returned and now manages our service department. Don't let his manager status fool you, he gets his fair share of action in the field. With years of experience in the industry Joe is an excellent addition to our service team.At Worst since 2013Why 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...

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Posted on Monday, December 3, 2018 by

What to do When Your Septic Alarm is Going Off

It is important to react quickly when your septic alarm is going off to avoid a potential costly cleanup. Step 1: Silence the alarm. Typically, a control panel will have a button on the front that you can push to silence. If you have just a tank alarm it will usually have a switch to silence the alarm.Step 2: Stop using water right away. This is crucial to preventing unnecessary expenses for pumping the tank. Step 3: Find the cause. Remove the lid of your septic tank and observe inside. Check...

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Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018 by

Septic System FAQs

Q: How often do I need to pump the tank?A: To prevent buildup, sludge and floating scum need to be removed through periodic pumping of the septic tank. Regular inspections and pumping as necessary (generally every 3 to 5 years) are the best and cheapest way to keep your septic system in good working order.Q: How do I maintain my septic system? A: You should have your septic system inspected at least every 3 years by a professional and your tank pumped as recommended by the inspector (generally...

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