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  • #16
    Originally posted by AllDodge View Post

    Well water is probably the reason because the pressure is low. Louisville water pressure is about 80 psi and in the country its 125 and I have it reduced to 80 with a PRV
    Even 80 is on the high side. Ours is run much lower. We had a problem with some of the faucet valves leaking in our house and found the PR had failed.

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      I grew up with pressure being around 80, and really like the shower you get with it.

      When we moved to our current spot I installed a 3/4 PRV and adjusted to 80. The issue then was the 3/4 was not able to keep the flow rate of a 3/4 line and pressure would drop further. So removed the 3/4 and got a 1 inch PRV. With the 1 it keeps the flow eate up and pressure stable.

      Thought about dropping pressure down a tad, but sure like my morning shower, and have not had any more issues then other houses I've lived in. Think 75 should do fine, and maybe I'll adjust
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