How Much Pressure Should the Air Bladder Tank Have in a Residential Well Pump?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 12:41:41 AM ET

The residential water well owner should set the pressure in a bladder tank at 2 pounds per square inch lower than the cut-on pressure for the well pump. A tire pressure gauge placed on the valve at the top of the tank can check the pressure.

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