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    I just went through the same thing as you, so...

    I just went through the same thing as you, so here is what I did. Go to Lowes, HD, any old hardware store and buy a pressure gauge that screws on to a hose bib. Maybe $9 tops, but I got one on...
  2. The plot thickens..........went to wash the car...

    The plot thickens..........went to wash the car this morning and hardly any pressure at all. Checked it and was around 32psi.:( Neighbors was the same so I called the water company, again, and they...
  3. OK, here's some more data......filling a 5 gal...

    OK, here's some more data......filling a 5 gal bucket in the upstairs bath tube took 67 seconds. The same bucket in the kitchen sink, 2 min. 35 sec. A hose bib in the garage roughly 30' from the...
  4. OK, here's some more data......filling a 5 gal...

    OK, here's some more data......filling a 5 gal bucket in the upstairs bath tub took 67 seconds. The same bucket in the kitchen sink, 2 min. 35 sec. A hose bib in the garage roughly 30' from the...
  5. Follow up to low pressure thread, lots of new data...

    OK, here's a bunch of data to mull over.......I decided to check the pressure of everything after getting a new water meter installed on Tues. Presuure at the closest bib to the supply is 50 psi. If...
  6. OK, here's a bunch of data to mull...

    OK, here's a bunch of data to mull over.......Presuure at the closest bib to the supply is 50 psi. If I turn on the kitchen faucet, which is about 10 ft from the source, it drops to 45 psi. When I...
  7. OK, lets see......yes there is a back flow valve...

    OK, lets see......yes there is a back flow valve on the lawn sprinkler system. I may have been wrong on the 5/8" line so I will check that tonight. I am going to buy a pressure gauge on the way home...
  8. Well, I got the new meter this morning and there...

    Well, I got the new meter this morning and there was little to no change in the pressure or flow throughout the house or sprinkler system. The guy that installed it was clueless and said that I...
  9. Sorry abo9ut not posting a location. I'm in St....

    Sorry abo9ut not posting a location. I'm in St. Louis County, MO, more specifically a city called Warson Woods. I don't know if the supply line is copper or galvinized but will check when I get home...
  10. The meter is mounted inside the basement on a...

    The meter is mounted inside the basement on a line that comes through the foundation. There are no exposed pipes outside at all. My thought was that the line from the foundation wall to the supply...
  11. Getting a new water meter...can I have them....

    Getting a new water meter on Tues. and was wondering if I can have the tech check the supply line from the street to see if there is any built up deposits that could be restricting flow/pressure? The...
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    How on earth do you check for leaks other than...

    How on earth do you check for leaks other than looking for pooling or buldges in the turf?

    I will have to look in to changing ou the nozzles too.
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    Special heads for low pressure situations?

    I 've got an in ground system with 8 zones and am fighting a low pressure situation in a few zones. Some heads won't even pop up and others just run very lightly. I've had the water company come out...
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