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Water hammer is a shock wave of high water pressure in the pipes, caused by the sudden closing of a valve. The water does not compress, but crashes into the closed valve again and again, creating a loud hammering noise.

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The valve eventually disintegrates within the piping system. There are several common causes of water hammer, including:. We must note that all plumbing works must be undertaken by a licensed plumber.