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Tank for storing water, often a gravity based system that is located on a roof.

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How can I repair a leaking water tank?

I have a leaking water tank here in Bombay, India. I'm looking for suggestions on how to repair it.The tank is a plastic Sintex water tank. There are cracks around a water pipe running into the side ...
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Why do I have low water pressure at the house from a tank located 100 feet up?

I have a new 1000 gallon tank at 100 feet above my house. There is about 300 feet of 2 inch hose from the tank to my house. I have a small creek filling the tank about 600 feet away. The flow into the ...
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How to Fix this Water System? [closed]

Due to low water pressure and lots of water interruptions from our water supplier, we asked a 3rd party to install a water system. This is how the water system looks like based on my observation. ...
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How to connect 2 water tanks at different levels with one pump?

I have 2 water tanks installed in my 3 story building. 1st one is on top of the 3rd floor, the other one is on top of 2nd. The pump is installed at Ground Floor. Before now, the water flow was ...
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temperature pressure valve leaking

I just change my pressure relief valve due to the previous valve dripping. This was suggested by my plumber. The new one is also dripping. What could the problem be?
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How can I stop a stainless steel drinking water tank from leaking?

I have stainless steel drinking water tank that is leaking from the weldings (few pin holes). What is the best way to stop these leaks, without draining the tank? Welding could be option but I have ...
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How to Increase Pressure from Water Tank?

Due to low water pressure and lots of water interruptions from our water supplier, we installed a water system. This is how our water system works: water supplier > water/booster pump (0.5 hp) > ...
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15 psi at the house from a tank located 93 feet up [duplicate]

I have a tank 93 feet above my house. There is about 350 feet of 2 inch hose from the tank to my house. I have a small creek filling the tank about 650 feet away from the tank. The flow into the tank ...
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