Here is another video I put together to show you what was going on while the team was sinking the well for our central a/c and heating system. The first well was sunk to about 120 feet but they could not find any water. Ooops! All the pipes had to come back out. They, then, moved the truck, ever so slightly and started again. We were told that the second well was down 27 feet and that they had found good water. This team then cleaned up and told us that the next crew, would be coming in three days to plumb everything to the pump. Woohoo.
Happiness was in the air until the crew came and told us the well was really only at 13 feet. Panic because we had, the contractor (who removed the fence) came back and put the fence back up. So, the only option for the men was to come back and sink the pipes deeper the old fashioned way, manually. We certainly didn’t want to take the fence down again!
I wonder who owns my home? Me or the Government?
Cripe, I paid off my home and, now, I get the distinct pleasure of paying a property tax (rent to the city) if I want to stay here the rest of my life! Sort of like renting an apartment, just at a cheaper rate. Well, I suppose, if you consider maintenance and repairs. I guess I should be greatful! lol
Although, those cheaper rent rates might not be happening if our city keeps going via the way of California. Even if I can manage to hang on to it for the rest of my life, without getting taxed out of the house, will my kids even see any benefit from its sale? Death taxes for them, Woopee!!
Ain’t it wonderful?
I am so sad. Now that my little garden has been torn up for the installation of a new water well we got the bad news today. Not enough water to run our water to air heating / air conditioning system. And to think we live only a block away from water!
You see, new State rules are in place. My previous water well system is not grandfathered, even though it is very energy efficient and cost effective. Now, we sit here in all this heat after two months, going on three, waiting for estimates to have an air to air system installed!! I could just cry thinking what heating and cooling costs will be now. Very sad day.
Distruction of my Little City Garden!
But, I guess heat and air conditioning takes a priority. 🙂
Here is my very bad rendering of some video footage I took while the well drilling was going on! My itsy bitsy, already little, garden is now a wreck! When I get better at this YouTube thing, I will post some better footage. Meanwhile, here are two short clips.