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Currently we do not have inline gauges for our standpipe kits.  With this current lack of equipment we have found the need to pump the stand pipe to the pressure needed at the top floor no matter what floor they are operating on to insure the PRV's are operating properly.  Due to the PRV's and PRD's being pre-set for the floor they are installed thus they are required to recieve a certain amount of pressure based on the height of the building.  I guess I am asking, in standpipe buildings equipped with PRV's or PRD's do you/should you always pump to the pressure required to acheive the tested 80-100PSI on the top floor to insure you get the required tested flow on the lower levels?  I do understand that some PRV's and PRD's are field adjustable and that would assist in flow and that inline pressure gauges would assist also.  Since we don't have pressure gauges and not all PRV's and PRD's are not field adjustable I'm trying to be most preparred.  Just wondering your alls thoughts and practices.  

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