Lots of bubbles in our drinking water

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Old 11-23-14, 08:50 AM
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Lots of bubbles in our drinking water

This has been going on for a month or more. Will explain circumstances later.

Thousands of tiny air bubbles in a glass of water out of the kitchen faucet. They go away in 20 minutes or so....except some cling to the side and bottom of the clear glass I use.

A month ago we came back home after a week away in the RV. I had shut off the incoming house water via the ball valve by the pressure tank. I opened it up a bit (better to do it slowly) and went inside. Forgot to open it up all the way

That night I heard the water treatment system going on. It sounded a little different than usual. I went into garage and saw pressure gauges close to zero and opened up the water supply valve all the way. Gauges went up to normal, around 40-50#.

Bubbles in water started next morning.

We have a BigBlue first in line. Followed by a calcite tank. Then a BIRM iron removal tank. Last is a water softener.

Probably the air will dissipate over time but is there some kind of air relief valve or other way for me to bleed air out?

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Old 11-23-14, 09:57 AM
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Are the air bubbles a problem? To me its a sign of highly oxenginated water and that I think is a good thing. My faucets with aerators do that all the time. Maybe not to the degree you explain but I never considered it a problem.
 
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Hi Norm....not a problem to me. Better Half is a tiny bit worried. The bubbles show up with the faucet on normal stream or aerated. I am curious as it showed up after my boo-boo. Not seen before.
 
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Old 11-23-14, 11:13 AM
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It will probably dissipate over time or at least reduce to just a little bit. Sometime when the town does a flushing or repair work I'll get it more often.
 
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