Well pumps help move water from an underground water source through
pipes leading to another location within a home or business. Well water
pumps contain a motor, which spins a blade. This blade creates suction
and draws the water into the pipes. It then pushes the water through the
pipes and into the building. From there, a pressure tank helps to
distribute the water to all areas of the building.
Well pumps come with various amounts of horsepower. A greater amount of horsepower is needed for longer distances and larger amounts of flow. Also, well pumps supplying flow to more than one location will need to have more horsepower.
There are two types of well pumps: shallow well and deep well. Well pumps come in a variety of offerings: hand water pumps, solar well pumps, jet pumps and submersible pumps. Knowing the depth of the water table is another important factor in choosing the proper well pump for water abstraction needs.
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