Hot Water Tank Losing Water

Old 11-15-12, 12:29 AM
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Hot Water Tank Losing Water

I have a hot water tank and have found out it has been losing water. About 20 litres per day. I suspect that this is due to condensation. I have attached photos and hope you people will be able to help.
Thanks a lot! Any help will me much appreciated.
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Old 11-15-12, 04:50 AM
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Welcome to the forum.
Had to tell anything from the photos. No idea how the first photo applies.

In regards to the water lose... What type of hotwater tank is this? Domestic hot water or part of a boiler system?
Is the tank located in a cold zone?

A quick google search indicates this is an electric domestic hot water tank, and not a boiler component.
Old 11-15-12, 05:57 AM
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It would seem you are leaking from the relief valve from what the first picture shows...

Either your temp is too hight and the relieve valve is tripping from that... Is the water extremely hot?

Or you have a psi issue in the home. Possibly expansion tank failure, PRV failure...etc...

Also since HWH is so old I would say time to replace, but find your issue first.

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