Air in pipes

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by seaeddy, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. seaeddy

    seaeddy New Member

    Oct 15, 2005
    Periodically, when the faucet is turned on I get short blasts of air for a minute or so, and than water running normally. I have a shallow well, 25', jet pump, and a bladder cold water tank. What's going on?
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 29, 2007
  2. speedbump

    speedbump New Member

    Jul 15, 2005
    Water well and pump tech.
    Riverview, Fl.
    You must have an air leak somewhere. If your well screen is getting plugged making the pump pull more vacuum, this minor air leak can get worse.

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