Well casing bonding

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by phughes200, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. phughes200

    phughes200 Engineer

    May 17, 2006
    I had a 405' a 6" well drilled last week set 25' from the house. The casing is unscreened steel and is 64' set 10' into rock. The pump is 3/4 set at 240'. The electrical supply is 12/2. The water supply is PEX.

    Does the well casing have to be bonded to the equipment ground?
  2. valveman

    valveman Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 15, 2006
    Pump Controls Technician
    Lubbock, Texas
    Does not have to be, but is a good idea.
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  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

    Feb 6, 2011
    Information Technology
    NW Ontario, Canada
    My electrical inspector insisted that I bond mine to my service ground rods with a separate #6 wire.
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