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Shower pump help/question.

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Nichols, 27 May 2015.

  1. Nichols

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    Hi guys,

    We live in a rented house with no cold water storage tank and the mains pressure is pretty shocking. I've read it's illegal to fit a shower pump if you have no cold water storage tank!? Is that true or can I just go ahead and fit one? We are at our wits end with our pathetic dribble of a shower!

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    What type of hot water do you have then?
     
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    Many thanks for the link Picasso.

    We have an unvented system. Hot water cylinder in the bathroom and a boiler downstairs in the kitchen.
     
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    I assume that there has been pressure and flow tests on the mains already performed given an un-vented system is in place?

    I am surprised then that you have poor mains pressure as most un-vented cylinders usually specify a minimum pressure/flow requirement, e.g megaflow are 1.5bar @ 20l/min
     
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    Whatever the problems are, they are not yours to do anything about.
    Contact the landlord.
    Do not fit or alter anything yourself.
     
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