Holding tank supplies hot water heater


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Old 10-19-08, 11:58 AM
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Holding tank supplies hot water heater

I have a recreational cabin with no well. I have to truck water in and dump it into an elevated, pressureless, holding tank. If I connect a hose from the holding tank to the electric hot water heater, will the heater work OK, or does the water have to be under more than gravity pressure?
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Old 10-19-08, 12:31 PM
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Of course it will work. How well the entire plumbing system will work will depend upon just how much higher your storage tank is than the plumbing fixtures.
 
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It will work fine. Just don't let the water heater run out of water because the elements will burn out.
 
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Old 10-20-08, 09:03 AM
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Thanks for the replies, appreciate them!
 
 

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