# Water pressure

• posted on June 28, 2008, 10:59 pm
What's "normal" water pressure? I have two lines, one potable water, the other irrigation water. I want to check both with a gauge. What ranges are "normal"?
Steve
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• posted on June 28, 2008, 10:06 pm
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16 - 85 psi

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• posted on June 29, 2008, 12:59 am

Why didn't you just CYA and say 0-1,000?

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• posted on June 29, 2008, 12:59 am
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Because, 16 - 85 psi is what I meant!

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• posted on June 29, 2008, 1:56 am

Why don't you just ask your water utililty - who might actually know - instead of asking a bunch of strangers who don't even know what continent you live on let along anything else?

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• posted on June 30, 2008, 4:36 am

If I started doing that, the group, as we know it would die. It's SOP.
Steve

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• posted on June 28, 2008, 11:08 pm
SteveB wrote:

31-60 psi

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• posted on June 28, 2008, 11:12 pm
Joe wrote:

The irrigation line may run higher than the potable depending on the source(s) and where you test (inside/outside house)...
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• posted on June 28, 2008, 11:50 pm
I think that most folks would agree that about 40-50 lb psi is good for a residential home.
For people that have a well, and a water pressure switch that has to be set for "high" and "low" settings, the typical range would be a low of 20 and high of 60 psi.
James

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• posted on June 29, 2008, 2:10 am

And it definitely ranges with the time of day. We're at the end of the line, so when everyone else has their water on, we've got the last tit. Just wanted to get some ideas, as I have a couple of Maxi-Paws that I can't get to work, and I was wondering if someone ran a too small line to them or water was just low when everyone has their water turned on.
Steve