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More Water Line Installation

by on Jun.20, 2006, under Water System

Final Fitting
17 June 2006.
As you can see, prefitting everything didn’t work out all that well. I had to refit several connections, due to my inability to line up the trencher as well as I should have. It all worked out, but took longer than expected.
Here, I had to use a shovel to widen the trench to accomodate a little different angle than I had planned for.

A little Off

A little Off

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Water Line Installation – Con’t

by on Jun.20, 2006, under Water System

Digging Dirt – Again
16 June 2006.
As mentioned, digging was a little harder than I expected. Each time I hit a sizable rock, I had to stop the machine and clear it by hand.
The ditch is generally 12″ to 18″ below grade, which should be enough to keep us from freezing.

Trenching near Tank

Trenching near Tank

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Water Line installation

by on Jun.20, 2006, under Water System

Water Lines
16 June 2006.
The next task is to run the water lines from the water tank to the little house site and the wash house site. I stopped in Prescott and picked up this trencher from United Rental.

Trencher

Trencher

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