Check your water heater to see if it has a bad dip tube. The DIP TUBE is a plastic tube that sends the incoming cold water to the bottom of the tank to prevent it from mixing with the hot water going to your faucets. For a period of time between 1993 & 1997, most water heater manufacturers were supplied with defective dip tubes from the same manufacturing company. The problem caused the dip tube to disintegrate slowly, and the particles and chunks to clog up faucets, aerators, etc. There was a class action lawsuit that provided dip tube replacement for those who signed up in time, but that program is now over. Many people didn't hear about the problem in time even though the media reported it on new shows and in newspapers many times for several years.
Possibly a pressure reducing valve installed after piping for first faucet, which would cause situation describing.
The piping has to be the exact same length for each shower head from the tee where the cold and hot water feeds from the top of the diverter faucet.
Blcoked piping or defecive valve
The connections on the faucet are pretty much the same for the type of piping you have. They should swap out fairly easily. There is a trim plate available that covers the old holes and gives you the single hole in the center.
--------------- In piping engineering practice, according to the service, fluid, design pressure and design temperature thing are (Piping material, pressure rating of the flanges, pipe thickness, type of joint, etc) are classified and tabulated. This is called pipe class.
The pressure piping alternative test method is the service test for piping system. The service test is however, only applicable to specific cases.
piping critical , non critical critical piping : where temperature ,pressure are high and sizes of pipe are big and piping connected to critical equipment( such pump,turbine compressor etc) non critical : other than criti
Pressure Reducing and Desuperheating System
internal piping has mineral deposits
The act of inspecting piping systems via video inspection/ hydraulic and pneumatic pressure testing and other non destructive procedures
Start out by checking faucet aerators and shower head restrictors/strainers. After that you may want to get plumber to take a look at your piping.
excessive amounts of air,loose washer in faucet,small debris or gravel in piping system.
The water meter is shut off? The main water line is shut off? The valve for that faucet is turned off? The waterline is made of galvanized piping and has corroded shut? Aerator is clogged, remove and clean or replace.
Either you have rusty galvanised piping or if it is the hot water (as it is not specified in the question) your hot water tank may be rusting from the inside.
Ferrous metal piping
What is the correct answer? A cross connection is: A. when plumbing and electrical systems mix. B. when a faucet spout is below the flood ri of a fixture C. When two dissimilar piping materials are joined a
Because your losing "volume" possibly the piping is under sized or the internal diameter was reduced by mineral deposits
make sure that the stopper is fully open and make sure that your galvanized piping has not corroded from this inside causing water restriction
galvanized piping is acceptable but not necessary. all steel piping must be wrapped when entering ground at least 6" (a foot is better) bushings are not allowed unless properly peened so its better to just use bell reducers. and finally be sure to size your pipe according to the BTU requirement of the appliance being serviced
By knowing the availabe pressure and the diameter / material of the piping
piping rated for 250 PSI OWG
For sanitary and venting, 5 psi. for 15 minutes.
That depends on the extra height of your tank, its capacity and the bore of your piping.