submersible pump runs constantly when running hose sprinkler

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  1. bobbiestoy

    bobbiestoy New Member

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    my submersible pump runs constantly when I run my water hose sprinkler...settings are 40/60 psi...will this hurt my pump to run constantly when watering the lawn...otherwise it cycles on and off just fine
     
  2. 99k

    99k Radon Contractor and Water Treatment

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    It won't hurt it at all and just indicates you're moving enough water so that you're never hitting the 60psi cutout pressure. Actually excessive cycling is bad for a pump.
     
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