Help ! I've been scratching my head about this for some time, perhaps
someone else out there has experienced this and knows a solution ?
The water in the toilet bowl in our downstairs loo sometimes drains away to
Often at least enough water drains away to leave an air passage through the
pipe to the drain, so it get a tad smelly in there....
After flushing the water level is fine. Then it can take hours ( sometimes
days ) without use, and on return the water level has dropped significantly.
I have checked for blockages in the bowl bend and in the pipe leading to the
drain, both of which seem clear.
Also considered it may be an air pressure problem - when the door is closed
the air cannot escape anywhere so the pressure pushes the water level down
and some drains away. This is evident when the door is swung shut and
watching the water level. Leaving the wind open resolves this so it's been
Any other suggestions / opinions ?
Thanks in advance,