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Illegal activity on google maps

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by South Florida Lawns, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    So I was google mapping a new address and caught a satellite picture of a turf and ornamental spray rig filling up off a fire hydrant at the end of a dead end road. I cant make out any signs all you can see is a white cab over flatbed but thought it was an interesting catch.
  2. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 7,961

    You can buy/rent a meter to fill up tanks.
  3. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,953

    Unlicensed scrubbery knows no bounds.
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  4. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    At the end of a looong random dead end road?
  5. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956


    To me this is more a statement about BIG BROTHER WATCHING YOU than stealing a little water.

    I have filled up from City water off a Fire Plug. But I can only do it where standard Garden Hose fitting are supplied. These are on most turn around Islands on Dead end streets for watering the Plants.

  6. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,365

    seems fishy, but.. mabee the guy had the meter and permits or whatever... and just didn't want to fill up his truck in front of potential customers houses..

  7. mjlcare2

    mjlcare2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 200

    Whats the address? I want to see this.. good laugh atleast
  8. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,221

    Some jurisdictions have dedicated hydrants for contractors. Hydrant use can stir the sediments in the water main leading to discolored water. The fewer customers affected the better.

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