What Causes Air in Water Lines?

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Air in your water lines can sometimes be caused by a check valve installed on the water heater supply line. It can also occur in plumbing systems supplied by a well pump wherein the pump is not installed deep enough in the well, allowing some air to be sucked in the pipes.
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When air finds its way into your water well system, it normally isn't from a leak in the line where water spews out. In that case, the force of the water's outflow usually won't allow
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This is a tricky question, there is a lot that could be happening. If you know for sure that the air is coming from your city supply then it could be due to maintenance being done
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The main cause of air in water lines is leakage and pressure. For instance, when a lot of water is put through a line that was previously empty, the water pushes the air either from leakage already existing in the line to the exit causing a bubbling effect at the exit point.
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