March 13, 2014
You get used to things, and only miss them when they're gone. I started to make my breakfast this morning and turned on the kitchen faucet to wash something off, and got nothing but a sucking sound.
So I checked my front door, and there was a slip from the management saying water would be out from 8 AM until noon. The city was digging up something having to do with the water.
They've been out there at the end of the parking lot working on something for several days, right where one of the fire hydrants is located.
They turned the water on about 11, so it was only 3 hours and not that much of a burden, but it's still a hassle. Running water is one of those things you don't think about.
And when they turned it back on again, it was muddy. So I left my sink running for about five minutes, until it was clean again.
And then I made my breakfast.
Water wasn't restore for days. Now we have access to bottle water, so dying of thirst wasn't an issue. Considered the situation, cooking canned food was fine. What we can't do is flushing toilet. Fortunately for us, our neighbor was an absentee owner at the time (the house was in between tenant at the time) but they do have a swiming pool. We weren't using the water for cooking or bathing, but it flushes the toilet just tine.
Posted by: BigFire at March 18, 2014 09:38 PM (PzKK9)
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