Dripping sound from valve near main inlet

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  1. Nov 21, 2017 #1

    Roortic

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    This valve is leaking it is connected between the main inlet the house line and a floor drain what is this valve?

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    frodo

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    looks like a trap primer, it is designed to leak
    it keeps water in your p trap, p traps that are not often used , the water evaporates and the sewer gas stinks up the house
    a trap primer prevents the evaporation
     
  3. Nov 22, 2017 #3

    Roortic

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    It was spraying a steady stream of water i got a new one and replaced it now itleaks much slower. Problem solved. Thanks
     

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