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This phenomenon is the momentary increase in pressure that occurs in a water system when there is a sudden change of direction or velocity of the water. These pressure fluctuations can be severe enough to rupture a water main.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-06-12 18:22:41
Description This phenomenon is the momentary increase in pressure that occurs in a water system when there is a sudden change of direction or velocity of the water. These pressure fluctuations can be severe enough to rupture a water main.
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Source National Environmental Services Center
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Date Of Record Creation 2008-06-12 18:19:44
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Date Last Modified 2008-06-12 18:22:41
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Date Record Checked: 2008-06-12 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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