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Wiring of Well pump

Posted by cbollinger (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 24, 10 at 23:40

I have a well pump approx 200 feet from my house. I would like to tap off the 240v line to add a 110 outlet. How would I accomplish this


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RE: Wiring of Well pump

I think I have answered my question with a little more thinking. Install a separate breaker box in the pump house, then connect the 220v line inside and run a 220v line on a separate breaker, then install several breakers for the 110 line I need. By the way my son-in-law is a licensed electrician and can get all the required components at cost. Thanks


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RE: Wiring of Well pump

"Install a separate breaker box in the pump house, then connect the 220v line inside and run a 220v line on a separate breaker, then install several breakers for the 110 line I need. By the way my son-in-law is a licensed electrician and can get all the required components at cost."

This still will NOT work.

You need a neutral to get 120 V from a 240 V supply.

If you have a neutral at the pump-house you can put in a sub-panel and get 120 V, but you need to make sure the supply to the pump is not compromised by the 129 V loading.

Without a neutral you need to pull another wire from the house panel to the pump-house.


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