air in my water system

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by scutter, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. scutter

    scutter New Member

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    Location:
    cornish, NH
    I have a shallow well with a pump/tank in my basement and it has an air problem. I replaced the suction line to the pump 3 or 4 years ago and thoiught the problem was solved but am still seeing the problem. Typically happens after doing laundrey. the pump loses suction and I have to re-prime, often several times. Foot valve is good. Could the pump be the culprit?
    Thanks
    Steve
  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

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    Location:
    NW Ontario, Canada
    Sounds like the well is running dry.
  3. scutter

    scutter New Member

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    Location:
    cornish, NH
    thanks, have checked and it's full..
    S
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