Well casing bonding

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

  1. phughes200

    phughes200 Engineer

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    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

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    Does not have to be, but is a good idea.
  3. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

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    My electrical inspector insisted that I bond mine to my service ground rods with a separate #6 wire.
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