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The water pressure in my flat has been getting lower and lower.

It is my understanding that checking the pressure regulator is a good first step, but I am unsure about what to look for.

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Bonus question: if it is it, how would you add a manometer to this installation?

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If you have a faucet with a hose bibb on it, a faucet like those used in a laundry tub, you could go to a big box store or hardware store and purchase a threaded on pressure gauge to check the existing water pressure. I have one and use it a couple times a year to check my in-coming pressure. This will let you know just what the pressure is.

Yes, that looks like a simple water regulating valve that adjusts the in-coming water pressure. Adjustments of the pressure higher or lower are with a screw driver.

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