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cistern overflow

Postby merebank » Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:45 am

can i fit a syphon to my cistern that does not require an overflow
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Postby plumbbob » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:48 am

Yes, provided the syphon is the correct height to ensure if the cistern were to overfill, the water will flow down the syphon before it reaches the top of the cistern.

Measure the internal height of cistern and the depth of the normal water, then choose a syphon with a height between the two.
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