Using a Control Relay for Well Pump Operation


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Build a Control Circuit to Operate Two Well Pumps: I have two water wells and both produce too little on their own to provide sufficient water for our home.


Basic Control Circuit to Operate Well Pumps

Electrical Question: I have two water wells and both produce too little on their own to provide sufficient water for our home.

Background: Scott, a Homeowner from Raleigh, NC.

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

How to Build a Control Circuit to Operate Two Well Pumps

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