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Well house or put pump in house?

 
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I live in Northern Wisconsin and have a sandpoint well (22 feet down, 1/14" pipe) that we just replaced. My question is to build a well house for the pump or run the pipe inside the house and put the pump inside?
 
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Hey, a fellow northern Wisconsinite.  Welcome to Permies!

How far is the sand point from the house?  Is there a line to the house currently?  Where was the old pump?

Depending slightly on those answers, I'd run the well to the house (4+ feet deep) and put the pump in the house.  You'll hear the pump come on and off which is good and bad.  Good because you know if something's going wrong with it and it won't freeze up in the winter.  Bad cuz it makes noise.  

I think a well house would have to be heated or buried or something to keep from freezing solid in the winter.
 
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The pump is about 15 to 20 feet from house. The old well and pump were in the basement.
 
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My well and pump are in the basement which I like.  It's a walkout so it's "legal".  

In your case, I'd trench the line to the house and put the well pump near where the old one was for ease of wiring and plumbing.  Or anywhere in the basement so it will stay warm.
 
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