Frost Free Hydrant Leaking Underground. Please send me an image to verify what is going on. Could it be that that froze somewhere along the way and not at the hydrant?

INSTALLING A YARD HYDRANT PART 3 OF 4 YouTube
INSTALLING A YARD HYDRANT PART 3 OF 4 YouTube from www.youtube.com

There is no leak above ground. If you have tried to repair a dripping hydrant without success, or if you find that a piece has broken, you may need to replace the hydrant altogether. In my experience these things leak for two major reasons.

Woodford Created The First Yard Hydrant Decades Ago And Has Remained The Top Name In Yard Hydrants Ever Since.

The leak was fixed but now it is hard to turn on and. Thanks [email protected] or better [email protected] Will send a technician to map underground utilities with paint or flags.

The Other Thing To Remember Is If The Hydrant Is Leaking Out The Top, It's Also Probably Leaking Underground Where It Drains The Hydrant So It Doesn't Freeze.

There is no leak above ground. The pipe coming out of the house and into the shed (about 25') is also pvc. 2) the hydrant wasn't installed properly with a concrete support, some hack just buried it in the ground and it got kicked over and broke at the fitting connection underground.

Today I Dug Down Looking For A Leak And Found What I Believe Is The Drain Hole For The Hydrant Has Water Coming From It In A Steady Stream.

Once sure everything is working April 11, 2017 at 5:29 pm i replaced a leaking frost free spigot. Step by step video on how to adjust a leaking water source frost free yard hydrant.

In My Experience These Things Leak For Two Major Reasons.

Water leaks from below ground level when the hydrant is on. Could it be that that froze somewhere along the way and not at the hydrant? The shutoff is located at the bottom which when installed, is below the frost line in cold climates, hence, it doesn't freeze.

Nections And The Other Hydrants.

I noticed a couple months ago it was leaking underground at the hydrant. If you have tried to repair a dripping hydrant without success, or if you find that a piece has broken, you may need to replace the hydrant altogether. But when the ball valve is on, the street meter is spinning.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.