7.7.46 Water test results and leak found

So the right tank has been full of tap water for exactly 24 hours and it’s time to inspect the tank for leaks.

On first look the tank is still full of water which is a great start. Looking closely all around the tank and I spot a heart sinking sight. There is a pool of water at the bottom of the tank attach bracket point…

And a small pool of water inside the BNC connector…

Now, what I don’t know is, did I cause the pool of water at the tank attach bracket by over filling the tank yesterday or was that water spilled by filling the tank. It could even be water that has seeped from the BNC connector and collected there.

The only way to find out is to reduce the water level by a few millimetres so it can’t overflow, put some tissue under the BNC connector to collect the weep and rerun the test. This will tell me if there is a leak at the bracket.

However, the BNC connector is definitely leaking. I’m not sure yet how I’m going to fix this. I think I will try to find out how it’s leaking first and then try and fix it, probably with copious amounts of tank sealant!

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