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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:58 AM CST

Picture this: an old farm in southern Kansas awaiting the arrival of a number of guests for the holidays. Then, early Christmas Eve morning, it is discovered that there is no water for the house. None. Nada. Zilch. Nothing but air coming from every faucet. While it was below freezing outside, there was no chance of the pipes being merely frozen. Nor had the breaker to the pump been thrown. All those possibilities had been checked.

Mom eventually got hold of a pump repair company that promised someone would be out asap to take care of the problem. Spot on, ...

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