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Old 01/02/2018, 08:33 AM   #1
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new setup on well water

good morning.

i'm looking to setup a new 4 stage system downstream from a well and water softener.
my plan is to setup with a drinking water system (bypassing DI) at our wet bar. that gives me a good source of water as well as a drain.
i'm presuming i will need some sort of a booster pump for this setup?
do you have any specific recommendations for a system like this?

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Old 01/02/2018, 09:28 AM   #2
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Sounds like our Reef/Residential configuration is what you're hunting for:

A booster pump is needed only when the feedwater pressure is low. Most residential well pumps are controlled by a pressure switch that
turns the well pump on at 40 psi and off at 60 psi, or
turns the well pump on at 30 psi and off at 50 psi.

Typically folks opt for booster pumps if their low end pressure is below 40 psi. You could install the system and see how it works for you without a booster pump, and install on later only if needed.

Feel free to give us a call and we can walk through additional system options/features, any needed components specific to your situation, and any question you have.


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Old 01/09/2018, 07:55 AM   #3
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thanks for all the help. up and running. down from about 350 to 1.5

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