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Old 10-12-2013, 08:26 PM
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The Power of Water II

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Old 10-12-2013, 08:39 PM
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Raw Power! Just think of the Grand Canyon.
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:52 PM
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Raw Power! Just think of the Grand Canyon.
One of the coolest thing's i have ever seen is a picture of the diversion tunnel's at the Grand Canyon opened up, i think that's only happened two or three time's.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:14 PM
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Water, wind and electricity share some similar characteristics and can be equally Benificial or destructive.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:33 PM
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we had a 1" line pop off a meter once in a neighborhood (not the house I was working at but near) it was blowing a ~100psi for 1 hour till the utility guys got there to turn it off at the main. Cut one heck of a trench.
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:42 PM
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we had a 1" line pop off a meter once in a neighborhood (not the house I was working at but near) it was blowing a ~100psi for 1 hour till the utility guys got there to turn it off at the main. Cut one heck of a trench.
This is how they used to mine gold.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:34 AM
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This is how they used to mine gold.
yup, strip mining. seen what it does to a landscape even thatlong ago
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:54 PM
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even after all this time, every now then driving up around Sutters Creek, Angles Camp ext....(just a little north of where I live and where the gold rush started) you can still see the evidence of damage those monitors did all in the name of mining.

Should see not to far from my shop, City of Daly City, was a broken sewer line and a heavy rain storm combo, but a whole city block fell to the Pacific ocean. To this day, they still worry that they didn't stabilize the hillside. The work that they did though was featured in that soil magizine that comes with the irrigation mag. Forgot both names.
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