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Well Flow Test...

  • Why is a well flow test done?

    • Well flow tests determine the approximate GPM (gallons per minute) being produced by the well.
  • Should a well flow test be done?

    • As the name suggests, only homes with a private well have flow testing completed.

    • Certain lenders require flow testing prior to approving loan funds.

  • How long does a well flow test take?

    • A well flow test will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

  • What is a normal result?

    • There is no "normal" value for a flow test result, however FHA requires a well deliver a minimum flow of 3-5 GPM prior to loan approval.

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