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countrygentleman
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I have two questions, please help. On one of the shows, you showed the use of a reticulating pump to get hot water to a distance bathroom sink.I have this same problem. The one used had a push button mounted on the front of the vanity to activate. What model and brand was this? I can not find one like it anywhere. Everything I find mounts at the water heater. Second, I had to change out the sump pump as the old one stopped working. No problem in doing this. But now when it runs it causes the toilet to bubble. I noticed it has a much higher GPM rating. Can I install a second valued pipe on the outlet of the pump (back into the well) to reduce the flow out and get rid of the toilet bubbling? Thank You so much..

JLMCDANIEL
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Question number one- I believe the one shown on the show was the chilliepepper recirculating pump but another one is the youtube.com" target="_blank">www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-PQtbjZUg0

Question number two-No, you can not pump water from a sump pump into a well if it is used as potable water.

Jack

countrygentleman
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Thanks Jack. The term "well" here means the hole the sump pump is in not a ground well.

JLMCDANIEL
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Can you pipe the discharge from the sump to the outside?

Jack

countrygentleman
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No I can not discharge it outside. I thought if I would just add the T and value to the side I could reduce the pressure and rate of discharge some back into the sump pump hole a little and stop the bubbling in the stool. The new pump has about three times the discharge rate as the old one did.

JLMCDANIEL
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Or drill a hole in the discharge, start with a small one perhaps. A T might end up acting like a siphon similar to a jet pump and pick up more water.

Jack

countrygentleman
Final reply

I have chose the "HOT WATER LOBSTER". Easy and no electrical connections. I am deverting part of the water on the sump pump, back to the pump hole with a side value. This reduces the pressure and allows the pump to run a little longer. Thanks

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