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Well Expansion Tank (Irene)

Posted by sofaspud (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 8, 11 at 14:42

I was one of thousands impacted by a power outage for many days by TS Irene. In that time, I used up all the pressured water from my well expansion tank. Now that we have had power for a week, things seems to be fine with me doing nothing except changing the GAC filter and bleeding it. Do I need to do anything to the expansion tank? First time in 10 years its been emptied.


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RE: Well Expansion Tank (Irene)

If your tank is a precharged bladder type, no need to do anything. That type can be identified by the air valve, much like an automobile tire.


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RE: Well Expansion Tank (Irene)

Thanks, Bus. It's a Welltrol with an air valve like you described.


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