Water Pressure


I read a bookley that states "If staic pressure is over 550kpa provisions must be made to reduce it" It talks about water pipes in a house, but what does it mean?
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KE wrote:

If the incoming water pressure is higher than that it's a good idea to install a pressure reducing valve to prevent undue stress on equipment and also "water hammering" and other noises.
Jeff
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