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    Draco Drum Solum 16 - water usage

    Iíve searched the web but canít find any information on the amount of water a drum uses for a standard wash. I appreciate there are variable such as water pressure but Iím keen to see how much it is using at certain times of the year.

    The reason behind this is that weíve just had a massive water bill and I need to check all my usage. Iím wondering if we have a leak somewhere.



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    Quote Originally Posted by DiabloDave View Post
    Iíve searched the web but canít find any information on the amount of water a drum uses for a standard wash. I appreciate there are variable such as water pressure but Iím keen to see how much it is using at certain times of the year.

    The reason behind this is that weíve just had a massive water bill and I need to check all my usage. Iím wondering if we have a leak somewhere.
    depends on how it is set up, how much food, how much weed, your pond has and how many washes a day it is doing on average.

    my QK25 uses about 80 litres a day at about 2 litres per wash in summer iirc...
    less in winter when i'm feeding less.
    but my dechlorinator is on a digital flow meter so i know exactly how much water is going in the pond...
    https://www.finchfiltration.co.uk/product-page/digital-flow-meter-0-2-5-0l-min



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    Quote Originally Posted by DiabloDave View Post
    I’ve searched the web but can’t find any information on the amount of water a drum uses for a standard wash. I appreciate there are variable such as water pressure but I’m keen to see how much it is using at certain times of the year.

    The reason behind this is that we’ve just had a massive water bill and I need to check all my usage. I’m wondering if we have a leak somewhere.

    Would think the easy way is to catch the waste wash in a bucket or similar then measure it out.
    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiabloDave View Post
    I’ve searched the web but can’t find any information on the amount of water a drum uses for a standard wash. I appreciate there are variable such as water pressure but I’m keen to see how much it is using at certain times of the year.

    The reason behind this is that we’ve just had a massive water bill and I need to check all my usage. I’m wondering if we have a leak somewhere.
    water companies are aiming to increase thier bills by 100% over the next 5 years.
    To pay massive dividends to foreign investors, and also pay for the national installation of 30 million compulsory smart water meters.

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    If you think you have a leak just turn off everything read water meter then sit on your hands for a couple of hours then read again.

    keith

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