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Constant Pressure Well Pumps & Systems | Prairie State Water
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Constant Pressure Systems

Conventional Well Pumps vs Constant Pressure Well Pump Systems

If you are using a conventional well pump instead of a constant pressure well pump, then you are probably familiar with fluctuating or low water pressure that occurs during everyday tasks like watering the garden, showering or running the dishwasher. A conventional well pump will give you a 20 pound variable in pressure, leading to low water pressure from your well system.

The constant pressure system will speed up or slow down the pump motor according to water demand. This will allow you to wash laundry, water the garden, and run the shower simultaneously without diminishing water flow.

A constant pressure well pump system operates with a variable frequency drive controller that automatically monitors household demand. Like the cruise control on a car, the variable frequency drive speeds up or slows down the pump depending on your household water requirements. The result is reliable, constant pressure where and when you need it.

If you need a new well water pump installation or repair, we will inspect your property, listen to your specific water supply needs, and provide a free estimate. Prairie State Water Systems, Inc services the collar counties of the Chicago Suburbs where public water systems are not available.

For more information about constant pressure well systems contact one of our offices in Maple Park, IL at 630-365-4242 or Marseilles, IL at 815-357-8300.

Why am I experiencing low water pressure from my private well system?

There are a number of reasons your private water well is delivering inadequate or low water pressure to your home, including:

  • Low water levels
  • New irrigation system
  • Increased water usage

Prairie State Water Systems, Inc. has answered many questions about well pumps and pressure.

The advantage of constant pressure systems

  • Support high volume needs
  • Variable speed monitors demand
  • Mechanical stress on the pump is reduced
  • Constant pressure regardless of fluctuation
  • Saves energy consumption and costs
  • Save space with a smaller pressure tank as needed
  • Can easily be expanded for future needs