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Water Pipe Pressure

Water Pipe Pressure

Water Pipe Pressure

Hi Everyone,

I have a development where either side of the water pressure from the pipeline is not enough, say if I tap it from both points, does it mean I would get a combined higher pressure? e.g. Pressure A + Pressure B would meet and result in a higher Pressure A+B

Pls refer to attached image for your reference.


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Then what would the pressure be? Do you mind to elaborate more?


RE: Water Pipe Pressure

Let us assume you have source A with pressure A1 (higher) and source B with pressure B1 (lower). You bring them together you will likely get the entire system at pressure A1 and backflow into system B.


RE: Water Pipe Pressure

You may get higher flow, but pressure is limited to the highest current value.

RE: Water Pipe Pressure


Agreed, minus any system losses.


RE: Water Pipe Pressure

If an adequate volume of water is available, you may also increase the pressure using pumps.

RE: Water Pipe Pressure

Pressure is analogous to voltage.

If you had a 110V supply and a 220v supply and you connected them together do you think you would get 330V??

No you wouldn't.

You might get some sparks and a burning smell instead....

Same thing applies here.

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RE: Water Pipe Pressure

Then there must be a way. Two 12V batteries can get you 24V. banghead

Batteries = pumps

RE: Water Pipe Pressure

Series vs parallel

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P.E. Metallurgy, consulting work welcomed

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