pressure regulator & flow rate
Posted by Tom L on November 10, 2002 at 17:08:05:
I replaced my regulator after noting that water pressure was 100 psi and couldn't be adjusted. With the new regulator (Watts 25AUB), I now have extremely poor flow rate if so much as a toilet is filling. I cranked the pressure up to 80 psi, but it drops to 10 psi when a toilet is flushed. If the washing machine is filling, forget it! I thought the regulator would maintain close to set pressure with normal water flow through the line. I had none of these problems with the old regulator in the line. Could I have gotten a bad regulator?


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