|Posted by Gary Slusser on May 02, 2004 at 13:16:06:|
|In response to Re: Water Pressure, & Wells|
: One thing I would recommend against is resetting your pressure without knowing any information about your well and pumping system. It is very possible that your well and/or pump are already providing pressure and volume at their maximum performance. So although Hube is technically correct in describing the method of how to reset the pressure switch and inflating your tank to the proper air pressure, the question remains can you current well and pump handle the raise in delivery pressure? Do you have any records available to you about your well and pump?
Increasing the pressure to 30/50 or 40/60 won't cause the well to produce less water, the house will just use a bit more water than with 20/40 psi. It would be very odd for a well system to not be capable of increased water preesure in the range of 40/60 psi. And if that were the case, it would be a problem with the pump not being capable of the higher 'head' of the system.