What can I do about air in my water pipes?

Sometimes air enters the water pipes when the water service has been interrupted due to repairs.

To release air from your water pipes:

  • Run cold water for several minutes in order to release air and remove debris from the system
  • Use bathtub faucets and hose bibs when possible for flushing your system, as they generally have a larger capacity and do not have aerator screens to trap debris.
  • Clean faucet screens to remove debris that might clog the water fixture.
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