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Cass
12-24-2008, 05:47 AM
I would guess most of you have seen this but...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081223/ap_on_re_us/water_main_break

kingsotall
12-24-2008, 05:54 AM
I was wondering the pipe size.

Winslow
12-24-2008, 04:48 PM
I was wondering the pipe size.

I think remembering someone saying it was a 60" main

Gary Slusser
12-24-2008, 06:04 PM
66" (5' 6") and 158,000 gpm. In 20* weather.

Cass
12-24-2008, 06:16 PM
tell us...what size softener do they need for that SFR...with 12 GPG hardness...:D

gmrules
12-25-2008, 04:55 AM
would that be considered a Large leak?

Cass
12-25-2008, 04:58 AM
Not sure but...maybe they could use that tape stuff to make a temporary repair...

Gary Slusser
12-25-2008, 03:11 PM
tell us...what size softener do they need for that SFR...with 12 GPG hardness...:D
About as big as that orange fuel tank for the shuttle.

Redwood
12-25-2008, 07:44 PM
About as big as that orange fuel tank for the shuttle.

Great Answer!

silverback4jack
12-26-2008, 07:29 PM
How about some of that mighty putty reinforced with duct tape. :D

Redwood
12-26-2008, 09:27 PM
Sounds like the plan!

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2/Redwood39/48_1196860461.jpg

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2/Redwood39/putty1.jpg