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Old 05-24-2013, 09:56 AM   #1
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City water

I am hooked up to city water but the system keeps using up the fresh water tank. Would turning off the water pump solve this?
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:57 AM   #2
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If you are on city water you can turn the pump off. The pressure from the city water should send it through your lines.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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Thanks. I will give it a shot tonight.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:06 AM   #4
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You should also have a pressure regulator on the incoming city water line to control pressure in the 40 - 50 psi range.

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:13 AM   #5
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You should also have a pressure regulator on the incoming city water line to control pressure in the 40 - 50 psi range.

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That I do have. New to this and learning every day. Thanks
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:20 AM   #6
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It has been my experience that if the city water pressure is less than the pump PSI, the pump will run and draw water from the fresh water tank. Before I bought a "better" pressure regulator, we found that we had more shower pressure with the pump. Then, I upgraded to the higher flow unit and the pump doesn't run even if it is turned on.

Based on that, I ass-u-me the better city water pressure overrides the pump.

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