Well Pump Service

There are many common service call questions and complaints.

If you are having any problems with your well water don't hesitate to call Silverthorn Pump today. 

For Well Pump Service, Repair, Installation or Maintenance. You can count on us to do it right and to do it for a fair cost. Our modo is "We don't want your business, We want your trust for life." That's why we do every job as if it was for a freind. 


  • What to do with air in the lines?
  • Low pressure or no water pressure issues
  • Water surges
  • Pump short cycling or rapid cycling
  • Banging Noises within the System
  • No Water and Low water.
  • Air in the lines – a failing or failed tank, broken pipes down in the well or a broken offset line. Normally with a broken offset you would see an increase of dirt or sediment in the water
  • Low water pressure  Some reasons why you may have low pressure are: addition of filtration, clogged filtration, clogged fixture screens, excessive use of lowering water table, or a broken pipe within the system, or it could be that the actual pumping system is showing signs and symptoms of age or pump failure.
  • Water pressure surges- Water surges normally occur when there is an issue with the pump and tank sizing an inadequate sized tank or pump for your system may be the problem. They could also be due to a defective pressure switch or tank, or pressure tank failure.
  • Water system short cycling- System shorts are typically related to an unbalanced tank in a well or faulty pressure switch.
  • No water- power failure, a dry well, recovery issues, or a faulty pressure switch, or faulty controls, a defective pump, or pipe.
  • My water smells- typically this is an indication of sulfer being present in the sytem
  • I have Staining in my fixtures- Staining elements are extreamly common in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Orange staining indicates that iron is present and black staining typically indicates that manganese is present. If your have sandy desposits along with staining it may also indicate that sediment is present.

If you are having any of these issues with your well pump or just want to have it checked to make sure its in top working order, call Silverthorn Pump TODAY for Well Pump Service, Repair and Maintenance. 

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