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Old 11-16-2018, 02:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Topspinmo View Post
You must have newer house and codes probably changed. Mine is 13 years old in Marion county and the shut off after the meter is outside just before the line enters the house. All plumbing under the slab and comes up at locations where water is needed. That’s why need to know what type and age of the home IMO.
I was recently in a 30 year old house in the Orange Blossom section. The water shutoff valve was on the water pipe that entered the house next to the water heater near the kitchen. Yes, most houses have a valve outside, but they also usually have one inside the house. I would check where the main pipe comes into the house and see if it may be hidden somewhere. The Florida code requires the valve to be located "at the entrance to the structure", so, I guess technically, it could be located outside. However, I have not seen any houses in The Villages that didn't have a valve inside the house.

Last edited by retiredguy123; 11-16-2018 at 04:01 AM.

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