Installation FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the installation of the Simple Pump well pumps

Can I cut my own PVC piping?
Simple Pump's PVC Drop Pipes There are several factors to consider about piping with Simple Pump Well Pumps. When purchasing a Simple Pump Deep...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:02 AM
Can I install the Simple Pump by myself?
Maybe. Installing the pump is technically quite simple. Many of our customers install the Simple Pump Deep Well Hand Pump without a professional installer. ...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:06 AM
Can I use my old well cap?
Unfortunately no you can’t use your existing well cap with the Simple Pump well pump system. Simple Pump well caps are specifically designed to position...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:09 AM
Can the Simple Pump be installed alongside my working submersible?
Yes, the Simple Pump deep well hand pump can be installed alongside a working submersible pump. This configuration is desirable to have the Simple Pump as a...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:11 AM
Can the Simple Pump be installed in a 2-inch Casing?
Yes, the Simple Pump deep well hand pump system can be installed in a 2-inch casing.  Here are some special considerations for installation.  A 2” ...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:15 AM
Can the Simple Pump hand pump water into my pressure tank?
Yes, the Simple Pump deep well hand-operated well pump can pump water into your home's pressure tank even from a deep well. The Simple Pump hand pu...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:17 AM
Do I need to use a safety line with my Simple Pump?
Answer No, you do not need to use a safety line with the installation of the Simple Pump. SIM073 Safety Tool The Simple Pump deep well pump system has...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:20 AM
How Many Drop Pipes/Rod Units Are Enough?
Simple Pump Drop Pipes The standard position (set) for the Simple Pump Deep Well Hand Pump is 35 to 40 feet below your static water level. This will giv...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:21 AM
I have a hand dug well, how do I mount the Simple Pump?
Simple Pump has a well adapter mounting plate that bolts to the concrete, metal, or wood cover of a hand-dug well. View our well adaptor mounting plate.
Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 8:53 AM
My well has a bumpout on the cap, will the boshart cap work for this setup?
Yes, the Boshart well cap is a similar design to a well cap with a bump-out. The wiring comes out through the bump-out, and the Simple Pump is installed on ...
Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 11:23 AM