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Wiring Two Power Sources for a Submersible Pump


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How can I have two power sources connected to a single pump and control each separate power source? Control Options for a Wiring a Pump with Two Sources of Power.

Dual Power for a Submersible Pump

Electrical Question: How can I have two power sources connected to a single pump and control each separate power source?

Any help is greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
Andrew

This home electrical wiring question came from: Andrew, from Seattle, Washington.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Andrew.

Wiring a Submersible Pump

Application: Wire Two Power Sources for one Pump.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and install 240 volt electrical circuit wiring.
Precaution: Be Careful with Off the Grid Power Sources, Identify the source, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring or installing the 240 volt wiring.
Notice: Installing an additional 240 volt circuit should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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One Response to “Wiring Two Power Sources for a Submersible Pump”
  1. Stephen Mulenga says:

    I am an electrical technician, in plant and machinery.
    Need help in circuit options for pump controls, submersible pumps and general pumps controls and power circuits?