Sump Pump discharge pipe air hole

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by bdlancaster, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. bdlancaster

    bdlancaster New Member

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    So water is expected to spray out of this hole during the pumping action? Doesn't this decrease the amount of pressure that is applied to the water being pumped?
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    It does not diminish it to any signicant degree, but not having the hole will cause more serious problems.
  3. bdlancaster

    bdlancaster New Member

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    Thanks for your help!
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