Resurrect old deep well with hand pump?

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by roadkill, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. roadkill

    roadkill New Member

    Dec 3, 2012

    I have a second 4" well on my property in Fl. that has been unused for years and I would like to bring it back into use with a hand pump on it and maybe do it myself. Maybe I've lost my mind. I'm told that I'm in a 45 foot water table and I have no further info on this well. My initial thoughts are that I could remove the pump and maybe use the existing pipes. Thoughts, suggestion or point me to an info page.

    Great forum by the way, a ton of great info. Thank you.


  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

    Feb 6, 2011
    Information Technology
    NW Ontario, Canada
    The only existing pipe you can use is the casing. A hand pump will not work with a jet injector.
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