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Saturday, July 18th 2015, 12:28am

Author: mtrumpetg

Can't shut off water

Well, I guess I should. I also measured the water pressure, and it's coming in at 102psi! Guess my next call is to the city water folks. I've never even looked at the back flow valve in 20 years. So much for trying to save money by doing it myself. thanks for your help.

Friday, July 17th 2015, 10:05pm

Author: mtrumpetg

Backflow valve

The back flow valve won't budge and turning water off at the meter doesn't work either. I will have to go ahead and use a couple of push-on connectors to make the repair.

Friday, July 17th 2015, 5:38pm

Author: mtrumpetg

Can't shut off water

I have a joint leaking below a valve - underground. I managed to dig out enough space to replace the leaking joint, but I am not able to shut off the water. I've tried the irrigation valve shut off as well as the whole house water supply, but the leak is still spraying water. I tried the back flow valve but can't get it to move (and it's in a hard to reach location). In the past when I've changed sprinkler valves, there has always been a slow stream of water out of the line, making it difficult ...