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    Default Yarra Valley Water Pressure measured in KPA or KPI

    Rang Yarra Valley Water
    and found out my pressure should be 765 KPI (kpi is what I heard)

    Could I have been mistaken and the standard is measured in KPA? And Not KPI?

    Confused with kpi when this article references kpa
    http://www.renovateforum.com/f194/do...850-kpa-73276/

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    30 min wait during lunch hour lol.
    it was kpi "India. Not Alpha"
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    Yes, KPa (Kilo Pascals) is the standard. The only thing that I know which has KPI as an acronym is Key Performance Indicators.

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    Thanks for the super quick reply, webtubbs.
    Much appreciated.

    I don't understand why they would quote in KPI.
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    Barry G. Sumpter
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    Multiply KPI by 1000 to get PSI = 675,000 PSI

    KPI = Kilo Pounds per (square) Inch (wtf?)
    PSI = ..... Pounds per .Square. Inch

    Kilo meaning thousand
    Kilo Pounds meaning thousand pounds = KP - old unit of force

    So when someone asks:
    How many Pounds in a Kilo?
    Is it a trick question?
    Only if that question was identified as a riddle?

    No insult to scientists, but science sucks! LOL

    To convert pounds per square inch to kilopascals(PSI to KPA), multiply the PSI value by 6.894757293168361
    so 4,653,961 kPa

    ????
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    Unbelievable!

    Rang again now its kPa. Frank!

    Hats off acknowledgement to WebTubbs!


    Out of 100+ employees I get the only idiot!

    No they all are!

    First guy was good enough to calculate and tells me 765 kpi.
    And contracted to supply 400 to 1000
    And that all house hold items should allow this range.
    And that they won't come out to test my pressure unless a plumber checks it first.

    Next guy tells me kpi India Not Alpha.

    Next guy tells me no it is kPa
    And that they can't give out the info the first guy gave me.
    And that they will schedule a pressure test.
    Maybe in the next 5 days.

    Idiots!
    Thanks,
    Barry G. Sumpter
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