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We drove Sandpoint 19 feet, the water disappears quite fast

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we drove Sandpoint 19 feet, the water disappears quite fast when I put water hose in pipe there is 3 feet of water in pipe, pitcher pump springs back to much and will not pump much water, I tried turning pipe while running water in with garden hose, do I need to go deeper to get in to a more coarse gravel vein. ?
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Customer: not a good supply of water
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Customer: shallow wells with sand points in our area are about 20 feet, I have driven several on our farm with good success at 20 feet, this well is about 3 miles from those wells
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  WCohn replied 6 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you

Expert:  WCohn replied 6 months ago.

Just so I understand your question. Are you having issue with getting deep enough for water in your well?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The pitcher pump handle springs back, while testing well I must not be in good coarse gravel vein
Expert:  WCohn replied 6 months ago.

I agree. Not sure of your terrain, but I think going deeper is necessary.

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