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Well Tanks & Pumps

Having Well Pump or Tank Problems?

Well Pump

If you have a well that provides water to your home in Lapeer or Davison Michigan, eventually, over time it will start giving you some problems. The sketch shown below shows the components of a typical residential water well, well pump, water pressure tank and water pump control system.

With such a complex system, it can be hard to determine what may be causing an issue or problem with your well tank, pump or pressure tank. The list below will outline a few of the common problems that residents or commercial businesses may have with their water supply.

Some common well tank problems are:

Some well tank issues that are probably not commonly recognizable:

Well Water Tank / Pump Tip:

If your home water supply stops and takes minutes to hours to recover, you may have problems with the well flow rate. But the problem of lost water supply and pressure could be more mechanical: a bad well pump. The well pump, in turn, could have been damaged or hastened to the end of its life by a bad water pressure tank which has caused well pump short-cycling. Short cycling of the pump motor can burn up the pump relay control.

Water Pressure Tank Tip:

What is Water Pump or Water Tank “Short Cycling” – Short cycling of the water pump means that the water pump keeps turning on and off rapidly whenever you’re running water at one or more fixtures in the building.

You can tell if your water pump system is “short cycling” if: