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WATER PUMPS, TANKS, TESTS, WELLS, REPAIRS
WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES
WATER CONTAMINANT LEVELS
WATER FILTERS, HOME USE
WATER HAMMER NOISE DIAGNOSE & CURE
WATER ODORS, CAUSE CURE
WATER PUMP REPAIR GUIDE
WATER PRESSURE LOSS DIAGNOSIS & REPAIR
WATER PUMP SHORT CYCLING
WATER SOFTENERS & CONDITIONERS
WATER TANK REPAIR PROCEDURES
WATER TANK: USES, TROUBLESHOOTING
WATER TESTS, CONTAMINANTS, TREATMENT
WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT CHOICES
WELLS CISTERNS & SPRINGS
WELL CHLORINATION & DISINFECTION
WELL FLOW RATE
WELL WATER PRESSURE DIAGNOSIS
WELL YIELD IMPROVEMENT
WINTERIZE A BUILDING
This article describes the sequence of operating steps in a two-line jet pump water system.The process of diagnosis and the costs of the repair are explained.
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What happens when you turn on the water at a faucet in a building whose water is supplied by a two-line jet pump? (See the sketch at the top of This article for the basic components of a two-line jet pump system.)
The following steps describe normal operating of a building well pump and water supply system.
Other cases in which the well pump controls are not working properly, there is a problem with the controls, pressure tank, pump, or well itself are discussed at WATER PRESSURE REPAIR GUIDE & COSTS and at WELL WATER PRESSURE DIAGNOSIS.
For our complete water pressure and pump, well, and piping problems diagnostic article list, see WATER PRESSURE REPAIR GUIDE & COSTS and WATER PRESSURE LOSS DIAGNOSIS & REPAIR. Separately we also provide a WATER PRESSURE PROBLEM DIAGNOSIS TABLE. The following articles pertain if you have a private well, pump, and tank system for your building or if your incoming community water supply pressure and flow are just too low to start with:
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