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Most of the on demand water heaters require at least 20 psi for operation. Pressure in a propane tank, large or small, can range between 100 and 200 psi. I am assuming that a device that requires ~30 psi (which is a common size for preset propane regulators coincidentally) would not be engineered to withstand constant 200 psi pressure. Yes, you need a ...
The ball valve offers a straight through path for the water. It's bore hole is highly likely to be smaller than the feed pipe behind it so the bore acts like a hose nozzle. The older style faucets have a complex path flow for the water through the device which causes turbulence in the flow and also a pressure drop. This is what makes it look to you that ...
As long as there's enough room, and everything has adequate space around it, there shouldn't be a problem. Without knowing more about the space (e.g. dimensions, and layout of the equipment), it's difficult to provide any more detail.
Quarter-turn ball-valves are designed to be entirely on or entirely off. The aperture at intermediate positions does not vary linearly with handle position. There are two major types of ball-valve, standard and full-bore. A full-bore ball-valve is pretty much designed to give you either no-flow or full unrestricted flow. Ball valves are not intended to ...
I believe it will fill in. My house had a 4" PVC pipe from the foundation to the septic tank, about 10 to 15 feet away. Apparently, a plumber was out probing for the pipe with a steel rod (standard tool for this), and pierced the pipe without realizing it. The pipe eventually filled in, and I had a whole lot of digging to do to fix it.
I will potentially be drinking the same water that flows back in the well after the frostless hydrant is shut off - yes? No. Freezeless faucets drain their water back into the ground at their base below the frost line when turned off, NOT IN TO THE SUPPLY. The freezeless facuet drains this water so the pipes above the frost line have no water to ...
JBweld's WaterWeld epoxy works wet, and can be used for potable water tanks. http://www.jbweld.com/products/waterweld-epoxy-putty
I would count on main valve - it cound just broke. I had similiar situation last year, but in my case it was that i couldn't close the main valve. If every output - even the ones that You didn't touch - gives same response (little or no pressure), it is highly probable that main valve broke down. I would suggest calling city plumbers (as this is main ...
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