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econdave 08-21-2007 05:23 PM

air in water lines
 
I have a lot of air in my water lines, what causes this?

ron schenker 08-21-2007 05:42 PM

Or you on a well?

econdave 08-22-2007 05:13 AM

no, town water.

FatAugie 08-22-2007 03:17 PM

Is the town screwing with the lines (repairing, adding, flushing hyrdrents, etc)? If not, then you better start looking for a leak somewhere. How's the hot water heater? Water meter? Outside spigots?

Check as much of the system as you can find before you get a surprise some Sunday Morning.

Marlin 08-22-2007 04:11 PM

It would be a strange leak to be letting air in. I'd ask the neighbors if they're having similar problems or call the water district and ask if they're doing work on the lines.

FatAugie 08-24-2007 12:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Marlin (Post 59037)
It would be a strange leak to be letting air in. I'd ask the neighbors if they're having similar problems or call the water district and ask if they're doing work on the lines.


I had a leak three years ago that was doing just that. I'll post some pictures when I get home of the crusty buildup from calcium. It was leaking verrrrryyyyy sloooowwwwllllyy, but when the kitchen faucet was opened, it provided enough suction to let in some air. Not a ton....it wasn't spitting and popping like it was drained or anything...but a little gurgling and bubbles in the stream.


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