What happens to water pressure in a pipe as it goes up and down in elevation while crossing the terrain? Elevation Change illustrates these examples of the effect of elevation on water pressure. 11`
Given a water source at 80 psi, what is the pressure in a pipe downhill 50 feet lower than the source? Click on the Elevation Change diagram and adjust the window so you can read this text.
Reversing the example, place the source 50 feet lower than the demand point.