Well Electrical Repair

Well Electrical Repair

On this past Friday night, I noticed that the house wasn’t getting a consistent supply of water, and that air and air bubbles were starting to come out of the taps. Upon further investigation, I realized that the circuit breaker for the well had been tripped. I tried to switch it back on, but it kept tripping. Using a ground fault meter, I was able to determine that one of the wires going underground from the well control box to the well had apparently been damaged, since it was ground faulted.



I was able to get the well operational again by running a temporary above-ground line from the control box to the well, but I’ll be calling in professional electricians to come and lay a new underground line this week.


Jon Hardin

Website: http://hardinhome.wordpress.com

By day, Jon is the CEO of a software company. Outside of work, Jon is an avid home improvement enthusiast who enjoys a wide variety of renovation, landscaping, and other projects.

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