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09/24/2012

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Supplying a 13D system from a well can be done with little additional cost. Well diggers know the water tables and refresh rates in their areas. The sprinklers may require as little as a variable speed pump to handle the demand. They can also increase the water supply by enlarging the well sleeve and/or increasing the depth a few feet. In many cases, avoiding municipal tap fees can actually make well-supplied 13D systems less expensive than those on municipal mains.

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