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

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  1. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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  2. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

    I was wondering the pipe size.
  3. Winslow

    Winslow Plumber

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

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

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

    Cass Plumber

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

    gmrules New Member

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    would that be considered a Large leak?
  7. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

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

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    Great Answer!
  10. silverback4jack

    silverback4jack New Member

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

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    Sounds like the plan!

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