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WATER PUMPS, TANKS, TESTS, WELLS, REPAIRS
WATER CONTAMINANT LEVELS
WATER HAMMER NOISE DIAGNOSE & CURE
WATER ODORS, CAUSE CURE
WATER PUMP REPAIR GUIDE
WATER PRESSURE LOSS DIAGNOSIS & REPAIR
WATER PUMP SHORT CYCLING
WATER SOFTENERS & CONDITIONERS
WATER TANK REPAIR PROCEDURES
WATER TANK: USES, TROUBLESHOOTING
WATER TESTS, CONTAMINANTS, TREATMENT
WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT CHOICES
WELLS CISTERNS & SPRINGS
WELL FLOW RATE
WELL WATER PRESSURE DIAGNOSIS
WELL YIELD IMPROVEMENT
WINTERIZE A BUILDING
How to add air to the water pressure tank by pumping at the air inlet valve: this article describes how to add air to a building water pressure tank, and how to detect and correct air and water leaks in a building water supply system where a private well is the water source.
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Here we explain how to use a simple hand pump (or a cylinder charged with air) to get the air charge back into a water tank.
An explanation of what water tank air valves are, what they look like, how to find them, is at WATER TANK AIR INLET VALVE. To use the water tank air valve to put air into a water pressure tank, see details at WATER TANK AIR ADD AT AIR VALVE and also WATER TANK AIR HOW MUCH TO ADD. To fix a bad water tank air valve see details at WATER TANK AIR VALVE REPAIRS.
Readers of this document should also see Water pump and pressure tank repair diagnosis & cost an specific case which offers an example of diagnosis of loss of water pressure, loss of water, and analyzes the actual repair cost. The illustration at page top is courtesy of Carson Dunlop, Inc. in Toronto.
Step by Step Guide to Adding Air to a Water Pressure Tank Using the Air Inlet Valve
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