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Re: [APD] Standpipe Advice (Stockman or Durso)
You probably could have gone to a 1.25 pipe or shcedule 20 pipe and gotten away with it, but it doesn'thurt to have large.
I ran over 800gph on a 1.5 pipe.
----- Original Message ----
From: Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz>
To: aquatic plants digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 6:24:07 PM
Subject: Re: [APD] Standpipe Advice (Stockman or Durso)
S. Hieber wrote:
> With drains, better too big than too small. ;-)
The surprising part was that 1" pipe couldn't handle the flow from
approximately 180 GPH (according to TDH calculations). Let me tell you,
the 3" coupling in my overflow is *HUGE*. The 3" coupling is the skirt
between which the water flows and the 1-1/2" pipe sits.
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