Lake Water Pump Blows Line
Posted by Tony on August 18, 1999 at 12:29:03:
Just installed a sprinkler system in my lakefront property that works great until it shuts off. When it
shuts down the rubber coller I used to connect the pump inlet to the line to the lake ballons up then pops
off from the pressure.
1. I pump water into it from the lake
2. 2" inlet 1" outlet.
3. One way check valve installed just before the filter in the lake.
4. Property slopes from front of the house to the lake.
5. 1000' of 1" pipe leads to pump.
Could that much pressure be created from the lines ?
Should I remove the check valve, would I lose prime ?