What can be done to increase my water pressure?
Depending on where you live you may be in a low-pressure area, a high-pressure area, or somewhere in between. The differences in pressure can be due to the elevation of your house in relation to the water tank that serves your area. The lower the elevation your house is below the water tank the higher your pressure will be, therefore houses closest in elevation to the water tank will have the lowest pressure.

To make the best of the pressure that is available to your house make sure that your interior plumbing is working properly. A plumber can help you with this.

If your pressure is extremely low, less than 20 pounds per square inch, contact the Public Works Department at 775.784.9910, to see if anything can be done to increase the pressure.

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