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post #1 of 4 Old 04-23-2010, 03:14 PM Thread Starter
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OMG The Gurglling Noise

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What can I do to reduce the gurgle sound of the water going from the chamber down the pipe to the sump....???
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-23-2010, 03:45 PM
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You need to either add a Durso Standpipe, or increase the size of the hole for the Durso.

A durso standpipe is a peice of tubing that is drilled into the highest part of the overflow pipe to allow air to flow into the water. The gravity creates a lot of pull and if there is no way for air to be pulled into the drain, you will get that gurgling sound you hear.



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post #3 of 4 Old 04-24-2010, 08:31 AM
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Durso standpipe. The bend at the elbow combined with the hold drilled for air intake, as Wake described, prevents the gurgle.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-24-2010, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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Many Thanks to you both... I will look at adding the durso but I have simply added a longer hose from the chamber to the 1st chamber on sump and is working a treat....
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