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Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 by

Troubleshooting Submersible Well Pumps 101: Water Well Pump Does Not Start

Is your submersible well pump not starting? I have outlined some troubleshooting steps below to help investigate the possible cause. Caution! Electricity can be very dangerous, especially if you are inexperienced. Always use caution working with electricity and turn off power supply breakers when testing components within the electrical system. If you are not 100% confident you can perform any of these tests safely, call a professional. 1. Check for blown fuses and tripped breakers. 2. Check...

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Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by

Product Spotlight - Barnes EH Series Effluent Pumps

Barnes EH Series Effluent Pumps are designed for handling dirty water in typical septic tank/effluent applications. High temperature models are available. Barnes Effluent Pumps are designed to handle most low and high head effluent applications. Features Cast Iron Construction.Oil Filled, Squirrel Cage Induction Motor (Available in Single phase and Three phase)Single Phase has Permanent Split Capacitor Includes Overload Protection in Motor.Three Phase 200-240/480 is Tri-Voltage. 600V...

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Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 by

Easy Guide to Installing and Wiring a Pressure Switch

If you have a private well water system, your pressure switch is an integral component. The pressure switch tells the pump that delivers water to your home when to turn on and off. When the pressure in the system drops to a preset low setting (commonly known as the cut-on pressure) the contacts on the switch will close and the pump will turn on. When the pressure in the system rises to the preset high setting (commonly known as the cut-off pressure) the contacts on the switch will open and the...

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Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 by

Product Spotlight - Barnes Rival Submersible Grinder Pump

The Barnes Rival Grinder Pumps is a 1 HP grinder pump engineered to vigorously reduce solids in residential sewage applications where basic sewage pumps continue to underperform. The Rival utilizes an axial flow grinding mechanism that provides superior clog resistance versus standard sewage ejectors. The Rival grinder pump is 115V compatible with the ability to retrofit in competitive basin packages. Features Axial Cutter: Provides Superior Non-Clogging Versus Radial Designs.Motor Options:...

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Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 by

Water Well Pump Starts too Often (Rapid Cycling) - How to Troubleshoot

Water Well Pump Starts too Often (Rapid Cycling) - How to Troubleshoot If the pump motor starts too often that could be indicating something wrong with one of the following pieces of equipment. 1. Pressure Switch a. Check your settings on the pressure switch by observing the pressure at which the pump turns on and off. You can do this by running the pump through a cycle, watching the pressure gauge and observing the on and off PSI. You may need to readjust the settings, or replace the switch....

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