What Is a PRV (Pressure Reducing Valve)?

A pressure reducing valve helps regulate the pressure of water coming into your house from the county main line. The municipal water flowing into your house is often pushing through at a high and inconsistent rate. The pressure reducing valve helps lower the pressure and keeps the pressure consistent so that you can use the plumbing fixtures in your house safely. Your pressure reducing valve is typically located next to your main shut off valve where the main water line enters the house. For many homeowners, this is in the basement or lowest…Read more