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Frost protection for exposed polypipe (to external water tank)

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by srdegnan, 29 Jan 2017.

  1. srdegnan

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    Hi

    We are spring water supplied. It's underground MDPE to the base of our external water tank, which is fine.

    However the final three feet is a vertical 1 1/4 inch polypipe into the top of the tank. This is exposed to the elements.

    Any advise on frost protection appreciated. Generally if the water is running this isn't an issue - however recently there's been some supply issues, stopping the flow and increasing the chance of damage during a hard frost.
     
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    Cheers - I'd got to the point of realising insulation alone won't work. Fortunately I can probably get power close enough to do this (with RCD protection obviously!)
     
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