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Re: Garden hose


Unfortunately they don't (or won't ) do it here.  Goniffs.

On 1/15/06, Andrea Hodges <andrea.hodges@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Back in the good old south, you could have an extra meter added to your
> outside to read water usage for the lawn. That way, you weren't charged
> for
> sewer for that portion of water used. Cost about $200 to have it put in,
> but
> it did pay for itself rather quickly as sewer actually costs more there
> than
> water.
> A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Garden hose
>
>
> >> Re > adding a
> >> tap to your water supply before it enters the house.
> >>
> >> Um...wouldn't that be before it gets to the meter? Not exactly legal.
> >
> > They can do it between the meter and the house.  :)
> >
> >> Re > fully-automated, computer controlled system with up
> >> to 16 zones ...run all of it out of my computer.
> >>
> >> Now Chris, we aren't all as computer savvy as you ;+)
> >
> > It's actually pretty easy.  The hardest part was doing the wiring.  I
> > used X10, so you can just buy a $25 program for your PC to control the
> > X10 stuff with timers.
> >
> > The X10 control box also lets me use wireless remote controls to turn
> > things on and off.  Here's the heart of the system:
> >
> >   http://www.smarthome.com/2320.HTML
> >
> > Chris
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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