66" / 158,000 gal. / min. Broken Water Main

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  1. Cass

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  2. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

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    I was wondering the pipe size.
     
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  4. Winslow

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    I think remembering someone saying it was a 60" main
     
  5. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

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    66" (5' 6") and 158,000 gpm. In 20* weather.
     
  6. Cass

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    tell us...what size softener do they need for that SFR...with 12 GPG hardness...:D
     
  7. gmrules

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    would that be considered a Large leak?
     
  8. Cass

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    Not sure but...maybe they could use that tape stuff to make a temporary repair...
     
  9. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

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    About as big as that orange fuel tank for the shuttle.
     
  10. Redwood

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    Great Answer!
     
  11. silverback4jack

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    How about some of that mighty putty reinforced with duct tape. :D
     
  12. Redwood

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    Sounds like the plan!

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