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How to BYPASS CLACK WS1 Water Softener?

How to BYPASS CLACK WS1 Water Softener?

Did you know that just about every water softener has a bypass built in? But ….. What is it used for? Where is it? How does it work? When should you bypass your water softener? Does it require any maintenance? Do tannin filters or iron filters also have bypasses? I’m going to explain it all to you right now! Hi I’m Gary the Water Guy and I simplify water filtration to help you conquer crappy water for your family! Whether you’re a do it yourself home owner, plumber or water filtration specialist, this video is for you!! Our HUM water filtration equipment all feature Clack WS1 valves and they all have bypass valves. When you turn the valve handles so they point toward each other the valve is in bypass, which means none of your families water will pass through the water softener. I definitely suggest watching this video to the end because I’ve got a great tip to make sure your water softener bypass doesn’t leak! Shop Clack Water Softener herehttps://waterestore.ca/search?type=pr... When would you need to put your water filtration equipment into bypass?. 1) if you need hard or untreated water at a faucet where normally you have softened water, like filling a hot tub, swimming pool or heavy watering a new lawn. 2) water softener suddenly starts leaking, every home owner needs to know how to bypass their water softener to stop the leak and still have water for their family. 3) troubleshooting some aspect of your water softener you may need to use the bypass valve. 4) When shocking your well. The bypass valve is typically used to isolate the valve from the plumbing system’s water pressure in order to perform control valve repairs or maintenance. The 1” full flow bypass valve incorporates four positions, including a diagnostic position that allows service personal to work on a pressurized system while still providing untreated bypass water to the facility or residence. With the Clack WS1 Valve we use on all of our HUM Water filtration products, including water softeners, iron & sulphur filters, tannin filters and automaall seals are self-lubricating EPDM to help prevent valve seizing after long periods of non-use. The bypass consists of two interchangeable plug valves that are operated independently by red arrow-shaped handles. The handles identify the flow direction of the water. The valves enable the bypass valve to operate in four positions. 1. Normal Operation Position: The inlet and outlet handles point in the direction of flow indicated by the engraved arrows on the control valve. Water flows through the control valve during normal operation and this position also allows the control valve to isolate the media bed during the regeneration cycle. 2. Bypass Position: The inlet and outlet handles point to the center of the bypass, the control valve is isolated from the water pressure contained in the plumbing system. Untreated water is supplied to the plumbing system. 3. Diagnostic Position: The inlet handle points in the direction of flow and the outlet handle points to the center of bypass valve, system water pressure is allowed to the control valve and the plumbing system while not allowing water to exit from the control valve to the plumbing. 4. Shut Off Position: The inlet handle points to the center of the bypass valve and the outlet handle points in the direction of flow, the water is shut off to the plumbing system . If water is available on the outlet side of the softener it is an indication of water bypass around the system How do you maintain your water softener bypass? I definitely suggest exercising the bypass valve once a year to make sure this very important safety device is ready to use whenever you need it and when you do use it, it won’t leak. Click here for your next video on water softeners and I’ll see you there!   • Water Softener Ba...   Any questions or comments about this video or water softeners in general? Please enter them below, I read them all and would love to answer yours. LOVE GARY THE WATER GUY AND WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WATER FILTRATION FOR YOUR FAMILY? HERE ARE SOME NEXT STEPS! Sign up to keep in touch with Gary!https://mailchi.mp/waterestore.com/su... 2) LET’S CONNECT!https://www.facebook.com/WaterEstore/https://twitter.com/WaterEstorehttps://www.linkedin.com/company/the-...https://www.instagram.com/Water_Estore/https://www.instagram.com/WaterStoreM... 3) CONTACT! info@WaterEstore.com or info@WaterStoreMidland.com 4) SHOP! Midlandhttps://www.WaterStoreMidland.com Canadahttps://www.WaterEstore.ca USAhttps://www.WaterEstore.com Please share this video   • How to BYPASS CLA...