The 40th Floor

There is an 8 inch water main providing water to a 50 story building with a operating pressure of 60 PSI. What is the static pressure on a fixture 40 feet above the water main. Basically, the question is asking what is the water pressure on the fixture on the 40th floor? This is a … Continue reading The 40th Floor

Converting from Feet to PSI

When covering from feet to PSI you will need to know that 1 foot head of water equals .433 psi. In the utility field and maybe other fields you maybe asked to calculate the pressure at the bottom of a column of water that extends a number of feet high. Let say you have a … Continue reading Converting from Feet to PSI