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Old 08-29-2012, 11:06 AM   #1
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Hi there. New to the site, can anyone tell me how I can check the GPM's coming into my house from water main? Thanks.

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Old 08-29-2012, 11:08 AM   #2
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GPM will vary depending on the pipe you measure it from. Bigger pipe = more GPM than a narrower one.
Water pressure is a constant and useful number. That you can measure by buying a screw on gauge from a big box store.

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For you to have asked this there must be a reason.
What is it your really trying to figure out?
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For you to have asked this there must be a reason.
What is it your really trying to figure out?
How many GPM's I have going into a water heater.
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How many GPM's I have going into a water heater.
That would depend on how many faucets you have open
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That would depend on how many faucets you have open
Ok, so how do I check the rate of GPM's?
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Ok, so how do I check the rate of GPM's?
simplest way- put a 1 gallon bucket under the outlet and time it

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