We've had a few round lately, fixing and plastering the kitchen, building a longawaited front garden wall, and replacing an outside stand-pipe
that a lesser plumber than our current favourite just bashed into oblivion years ago to stop it leaking.
near the buildings provides water for only 3-4 hours a day, and people are forced to stand in line for water.
Twenty-two respondents (73%) who used the public stand-pipe
stated that the public stand-pipe
was closer to them.
It has remained blocked off at both ends but under the council proposal would be opened up, resurfaced and refurbished, with toilet facilities and a stand-pipe
By the early 20th century, they had been closed and replaced by a stand-pipe
in each yard that fetched in clean water from the Elan Valley; and by the late 1930s most houses had a cold water tap.
It stood in a field on its own, save for a stand-pipe
from where I was invited to draw water having marched across a gluey field carefully avoiding eye contact with the watching cattle.
Now the boy reaches the stand-pipe
and begins to fill the bucket.
Dr John Wrench, the Highland NHS Board's director of public health, said: "Basically, at one stand-pipe
on the caravan site, the E Coli 157 bacteria has been isolated.
The people's preference was clear; the community-managed stand-pipe
was the best means of delivering water.
Prior to dead insertion, each section of main was sealed off and two Foam Bags were inserted into the main via a stand-pipe
using a standard 2-inch drill.
Besides Blowing Wind-bidding to prove a hit replacement for owner Peter Deal's injured former champion Make A Stand-Pipe
also saddles the prolific Out Ranking (Martin Foster) and Vent d'Aout (Gerry Supple) in the pounds 50,000 event as he bids for his sixth victory in 11 runnings.