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    Doug Reding Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 25, 2015, 09:28 AM
    Well water questions
    I want to bypass my filter and softner on my well system for outside water use. I was going to tee off on the main line coming from the well. Is this OK? Can I still expect good pressure?
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    Jul 25, 2015, 09:43 AM
    Sounds doable and pressure should be even higher than what is going into the house after the filter.
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    Jul 26, 2015, 09:29 AM
    Yes. As long as you position the tee behind the pump discharge and as long as it is in front of everything else.
    There maybe a problem with this if you have an overload of silt and dirt coming from the well.
    Good luck, Tom
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    Jul 26, 2015, 02:57 PM
    Make sure you don't have a checkvalve between the T and the pressure tank.

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