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Saturday, October 14th 2017, 10:06am

Author: al patter

Drainage Advice

okay...the gauge is showing a slight flow. I have two shutoff valves at the backflow preventer, that I turned off. Could both of them be faulty, and not closing all the way?

Saturday, October 14th 2017, 9:45am

Author: al patter

Drainage Advice

Thanks...I've never tried observing the gauge. Should it simply not be showing any flow, if there's nothing in the house turned on? (Probably a dumb question, sorry)

Saturday, October 14th 2017, 8:19am

Author: al patter

Drainage Advice

Hello... I suspect I have a broken sprinkler pipe near the foundation. The lawn is saturated in the area, and my neighbor said the previous homeowners had a broken pipe repaired in the same area years ago. I shut off the sprinkler water supply, and have been waiting for the saturated area to drain some, before I start digging. I also have water on another side of the house, along the foundation. It's been almost a week since I shut off the water, but the water doesn't seem to be draining at all,...