Installing new vacuum breaker on a hose bib
"dpb" wrote in message ...
You're right; it isn't a common event, but it has a non-zero
And combining the low probability of occurrence w/ the likelihood
of significant consequence as to be virtually nonsensical to worry
The bad news is that in Cary NC a couple of years ago, everyone had
to use bottled water due to contamination by bad plumbing at one
That would be the non-zero part of the problem.
The hose in the pool is really low-danger. The guy spraying for bugs
with a hose-end sprayer is more of a danger. A little extra chlorine or
algae won't cause much havoc. A dose of insecticide in the water main
has a much larger negative potential.
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