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what is your city water pressure?

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i've read it should be around 80 psi. this is the first time i've had a gauge on the water line and it seems i've got about 120 psi on the city side.

unusually high? high, but ok?
cheers...gary

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Anything over 80 psi should be addressed with a water pressure reducing valve.



120 psi is very high for house pressure. If you do install a prv make sure you install an expansion tank as well. Just a suggestion
You are all set then.

some cities do boost up the pressure on the municipal lines to compensate for added housing. Not unusual at all.

The housing areas effected know and have installed prv's to remedy this. Such as in your case.
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