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What are some things that shouldn’t flood? ~

Posted - March 12


  • 22660


    Tips for handling flooded basements in New Jersey from a pro
      March 13, 2023 1:03 AM MDT

  • 52735


      I know, right? The liabilities I’d be facing if it happened at the dungeon sandwich-making workshop!


      March 13, 2023 7:56 AM MDT

  • 3642
    A very distressing and costly situation. It would be bad enough if clean water, but flood water is anything but clean..
      June 20, 2023 3:42 PM MDT

  • 43846
    The house inspector said my basement should never flood. It did...twice.
      March 13, 2023 1:40 PM MDT

  • 860
    A septic tank. That happened to us at a house we rented in MD. The downhill neighbors were not happy!!
      March 13, 2023 6:41 PM MDT

  • 9527
    Your underpants. 
      March 15, 2023 5:37 PM MDT

  • 22660


      March 15, 2023 8:21 PM MDT

  • 16073
    A carburettor.
      March 16, 2023 6:03 AM MDT

  • 52735


      Is that the Australian spelling? (Grrrrrrr.)

      March 16, 2023 12:55 PM MDT

  • 16073
    English, only Americans drop the second 'T'.
    It's THEIR language, YOU messed it up.

    English, n
    The language of the Anglo peoples who inhabit Anglia (south-eastern Britain).
      March 17, 2023 6:26 AM MDT

  • 3642
    My home: I live near the sea but at least 50 feet above sea-level, on a steady hill-slope, and nowhere near a river.

    The home of a friend in the North of England. He was told firmly by his insurers they would refuse flood-risk, or charge very steeply for it, because he lived within a certain, quite short distance from a large river that can flood. 

    "Aye", my friend told them, "I do live only a hundred yards from the water, but some two hundred feet above it, on the valley side!"

    I forget if he said he'd managed to make the clots see sense. They'd apparently relied on some theoretical flood risk created in the Department of the Environment, based purely on paralleling river-banks on maps without regard to topography!
      June 20, 2023 3:50 PM MDT