Swallow well jet pump


Can I use a swallow well jet pump [1 hp Myers] in a 2" well 30-32ft deep [ from the top of the casing to the top of the well's water level] to replace a non sumersible deep well pump and still get decent preasure to feed a small house? Any idea how many gallons per minute if the above situation was to work at all? Thanks
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Just look up the manual on the Myers site; it will have a table of flow rate at different lifts. If it's truly just a shallow well pump, not a convertible, I don't think it will lift more than about 26 feet.
Remember the water level will likely fall (temporarily) as you draw water. Depending on the well and how much you draw, it may fall quite a bit.
If you already have the pump, you may be able to get a deep well conversion kit from Myers.
HTH,
Paul
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No. max theoretical lift is somewhere around 32-33 ft (.46 psi/ft divided into 14.6 psi (atmospheric pressure) and that is at sea level. Due to pipe friction, pump inefficiency, etc. you can't get that much. As Paul says, 26 ft is just about max for real life and again if you get too much altitude, that decreases.
Harry K
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no the max is 25 ft of lift you will need to use a packer jet assembly in the well and install th packer head on the well and use a deep well jet pump check with a local well company the pump and jet must be matched for proper operation scott
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