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Old 02-25-2014, 11:27 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by D.T. View Post
My boss is having an issue with his pipes. It's so f'n cold up here the frost line is going way down into the ground!

How low does the water temp go down before you have to worry? 35 degrees at the tap?

FYI the frost is now 62 inches down near Rochester (MN).

I have heard (didn't read it on the internet so I don't know if it is abslutely true) that one should be working the problem when the temp at the tap is initially 40.
A friend that lives near Bemidji was seeing about 35 but after running it for a while it got above 50. That was from a well.

It might not get that warm if you have city water.

In MPLS IIRC water is free so you could just let it run.
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