Saturday, April 2, 2011

Grateful for Safe Drinking Water

When a main water line breaks, all of a sudden you gain a new appreciation for running water and safe drinking water.  About a week ago the main water line in the alley behind my home broke.  For a time the only running water at my house was in the alley behind my house.  It really makes a difference when you can just turn on a tap and have water in your house.  It only took a few hours to get the repair made and water flowing back into the houses.  But the water had to be tested and that involved a waiting time for the results to come back.  A boil water notice was on my door warning me to not use the water for drinking or cooking until the results came back.  I truly appreciated those who worked so hard to get the water back flowing into my house, not down the alley.  It was wonderful when I could finally drink the water again.  I truly do appreciate safe running water. 

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