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Time will tell. Hopefully that's the culprit.
 

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Seeing the irrigation leak reminded me of how a plumber I've worked with told me to use the meter to check for a leak. On the meters here in San Diego they have the numbers in an odometer like window and below that there is a small triangle. The small triangle measures really small amounts.

He would shut off the water, mark right next to one of the triangle points and then come back a little later and see if it had moved. If it had there was a leak somewhere.

Anywhoo, congratulations on finding the likely culprit!
 

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Seeing the irrigation leak reminded me of how a plumber I've worked with told me to use the meter to check for a leak. On the meters here in San Diego they have the numbers in an odometer like window and below that there is a small triangle. The small triangle measures really small amounts.

He would shut off the water, mark right next to one of the triangle points and then come back a little later and see if it had moved. If it had there was a leak somewhere.

Anywhoo, congratulations on finding the likely culprit!


Yep, I played the "mark the micrometer game". Thought I didn't have a leak. That's because it only leaked when the sprinklers were on, underground 6 days a week!

Thanks for your help I learned stuff anyway.
 

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Went ahead and ran a new copper line for my dogs water spigot.

And yes my license allows me to do plumbing too!


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Up here I can do anything I want to my house as long as I own it. They still want the permits and inspection of course.
 

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So I'm still having water issues under my slab. I've elected to pour the entire area with concrete and install a Trex fence with a gate. Hopefully this redirects all water away from my foundation.


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