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Can i turn my water on with my GE water softener on bypass?

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can i turn my water on with my GE water softener on bypass? or do I need to leave the water off?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Plumbing
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it was leaking and I turned the water off to put it on bypass. I've turned the water back on and it's not leaking, but I didn't know if there is an impact to it being on bypass and the water flowing.
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Plumber: Brad Neighbour,
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Hi there. No that is why there is a bypass for situations like that. To fix leaks or to service the water softener without interrupting the water service. If you were bypassing the water softener for a long period of time, the hard water deposits would eventually start to build up in your waterlines and slow down the pressure. No issues on bypass for a day or two. Hope this helps.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Awesome! Thanks so much!!
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your welcome!

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