Pitless adapter

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by Kodiakan, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. Kodiakan

    Kodiakan New Member

    Oct 19, 2012
    Kodiak, AK
    I have a 150 ft well with a submersible pump. My pitless adapter is allowing surface water to trickle in. I am going to replace it as it is several decades old. I was wondering if there is an obvious "best" adapter available or if several companies make (sell) them. Thanks for your help.
  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

    Feb 6, 2011
    Information Technology
    NW Ontario, Canada
    Without more information we cannot know what is "best" for your situation.
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  4. craigpump

    craigpump Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2012
    Self employed water system tech
    What type of pitless do you have now? There are several different types and configurations. How about a picture?
  5. bcpumpguy

    bcpumpguy New Member

    Jul 27, 2012
    Langley BC
    I'd be suprised if you pitless actually leaks surface water, maybe a leak in the o'ring so maybe leaking well water back down the well. If it leaks it basically means that whoever put it in did a really shotty job. You'll probably have to weld on a patch where it currently is. As far as pitless adpaters go, i really dont have a preference, usually get the cheapest.
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