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Old 11-08-2016, 04:41 PM   #1
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City Water Intake Line: Why the Second Valve? Should I Scrap It?

I am replacing all the water lines in my 1978 Sovereign. I have two check valves, which I plan to replace with the Shurflo Pressure Reducing City Water Entry.


Question: the second smaller valve is attached to a drain line that feed out the bottom of my airstream, should I keep it as part of the new system?

Current System:


First Check Valve:
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Second Check Valve:
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Looks like a pressure relief valve. Would keep.
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That is the pressure relief valve for the city water. It is set at 60 psi. If the pressure exceeds 60 psi, the excess water is routed thru the tube/hose that goes thru the floor.

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