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It would be a whole lot better if you have a water swivel so the pipe can turn with a water hose pressuring it up. Dig you two pits about the size of a kiddie swimming pool. Dig a ditch from the well hole to the first hole, from the first hole to the second hole. Put your pump in the second hole. Some Bentonite Clay, drilling mud, helps keep the well from caving while you are drilling, until you get your casing set.
The hardest part is finding a pump that can handle that mud!!!!
 

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It's called a trash pump
I didn't know if trash pumps had enough outlet pressure to work....
the trash pumps I have used have always had good volume (flow "rate") BUT the discharge end was wide open (not restricted) so I don't know how well they work with the discharge blocked off and the flow rate cranked way down.

How much actual pressure is needed to drill? The observed flow rate doesn't seem to be very high... but I am not an experienced driller and I am wanting to learn all I can.
 
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