We have lived here about 10 years. In that time we have lost our water service for several hours about four times per year. There is nothing the local water supply company can do about it right now. They advise all customers that the water pipes under the ground that supply water to the neighborhoods are more than 100 years old. They break in all seasons. The work teams get them repaired fast, but that does not stop the brown water coming out of the pipes for several hours. This is why we got the top water cooler dispenser that was available. We now only use bottled water for drinking and cooking.
I was thinking that even if the pipes never broke again they still are those very old pipes. Continue reading