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Re: [TowerTalk] ground rods and wells

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ground rods and wells
From: jimlux <>
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2011 08:13:26 -0800
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On 1/4/11 7:20 AM, WA2PUQ wrote:
> Correct me, if I'm wrong, but doesn't the well casing only run down to the
> bedrock, the pump being possibly much deeper in the hole?
> If so, even the connected ground and casing might not be of that great a
> help.
> Stan

Could be.
I'm pretty ignorant on wells and such.

I was just wondering what the failure mechanism would be.  Is it current 
flowing from the earth into the pump and up the power wires (or vice 
versa)?  Or something else?

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