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  • Posted in thread: Pressure Regulating Valve on 07-04-2015 at 05:28 PM
    Could you have installed it backwards?I'm not up on pressure reducing valves as much as I am on
    constant pressure valves which have a small bypass in them. I'm not sure a PRV can be installed
    backward...

  • Posted in thread: Head of a pump under pressure on 07-02-2015 at 03:53 PM
    That's a thought provoking question.It would seem to me that just like pool pumps that pump up
    to solar panels push the weight of the water up to the panel, but then the weight of the water
    coming bac...

  • Posted in thread: Using softener bypass valve to add harness back in on 06-29-2015 at 04:33 PM
    If it was orange, you've got iron.I think when we were kids most of us thought nothing about
    drinking from the garden hose. But back then we didn't have people telling us how bad for us
    our water was....

  • Posted in thread: Using softener bypass valve to add harness back in on 06-29-2015 at 12:41 PM
    I have a Fleck 7000sxt 48k grain softener that I installed myself with only sprinklers and
    outside hose bibs on hard water. My city water is about 20 gpg with 1ppm iron, I agree, calcium
    and magnesiu...

  • Posted in thread: Artesian Wells on 06-27-2015 at 01:26 PM
    This is from the Flowing Well Handbook written by MDEQ in Michigan:ARTESIAN WELL
    CHARACTERISTICSIn artesian wells, water rises within the well to a point above the top of
    theaquifer. If the water also...

  • Posted in thread: Artesian Wells on 06-26-2015 at 04:05 PM
    All wells with a water level higher than the bottom of the well are artesian. The wells that
    flow are called for the lack of a better term, flowing wells.

  • Posted in thread: Using softener bypass valve to add harness back in on 06-26-2015 at 12:57 PM
    I am in total agreement with Matt30. I sell the WS1 and didn't know it had any kind of mixer
    valve if in fact it does. I see no reason to have almost soft water and I'm sure it is a
    marketing gimmick....

  • Posted in thread: Using softener bypass valve to add harness back in on 06-25-2015 at 08:22 PM
    I have never known anybody wanting to add hard water back in after softening. It sounds counter
    productive.I have had a softener most of my life and wouldn't want to be without. Everybody
    says they ca...

  • Posted in thread: How to set the water softener...what does it all mean? on 06-18-2015 at 03:49 PM
    I think that head is a Lyndsey (sp). I'm quite sure they made heads for Sears. You might look
    there for a booklet on how that head works. The only adjustments on older heads was what days
    of the week ...

  • Posted in thread: Gray water and sediment in hot water after leaving house for weeks on 06-18-2015 at 02:52 PM
    That filter won't help a bit.Are you on a well? Do you know what minerals you have in your
    water? Do you have any other filtration? How old is the plumbing? What is it, copper, pex,
    galvanized or what...

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Posted: 
January 20, 2015  •  02:40 PM
Not really a Plumber. Just a Pump and Well guy.
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