Posted by Jeff Wahl on 8/1/2019 to Well Water Quality
"Often people who live in rural areas are completely unaware that water in their well has the potential to be at an extremely low level and that their water pump is subject to possible damage."
People routinely leave their homes and do not consider the possible risks posed by their jet pump. A scenario where the jet pump runs dry, overheats and catches fire, potentially burning down the house, is possible under the right conditions.
A jet pump has the potential to start a fire under the right conditions.