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Old 11-06-2008, 11:15 AM   #1
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Tonight water pipelinie at my street broke, and it made major flood in my cellar - water 5 feet deep! I had there 5 batches fermenting and lagering in plastic buckets - over 100L of beer! I taught it is all lost, but when I managed to open the door, it turned out that they gracefully float on the surface, with airlocks on.
The only damage is a temperature contoller, I think electronics will not survive the bath.

 
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:34 AM   #2
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Wow you were lucky, even plastic buckets can tip over.
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:06 PM   #3
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That's funny... I can only imagine...

Your cellar is flooded but your first reaction is - "F#%@ my Beer!"

Classic Sir - Glad everything turned out ok...

 
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:38 PM   #4
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Tonight water pipelinie at my street broke, and it made major flood in my cellar - water 5 feet deep! I had there 5 batches fermenting and lagering in plastic buckets - over 100L of beer! I taught it is all lost, but when I managed to open the door, it turned out that they gracefully float on the surface, with airlocks on.
Pics or you're lying!

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Old 11-07-2008, 07:56 AM   #5
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Pics or you're lying!

Sorry - I din't feel like making pictures standig up to chest in 40F water. I fished out my babies and ran to hot shower

 
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Old 11-07-2008, 10:09 AM   #6
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At least I'm not the only one who has they priorities staright- Good luck on the cleanup

 
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Old 11-07-2008, 11:05 AM   #7
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If your electronics were not turned on when the water hit them, they probably survived, just make sure they are dry before you try again,...

Your story does put tragi-comic pictures in my head

 
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Old 11-07-2008, 12:08 PM   #8
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If your electronics were not turned on when the water hit them, they probably survived, just make sure they are dry before you try again,...
+1; Clean'em good with rubbing alcohol and blow dry.

(Cat dumped mug of coffee INTO my PC through blow hole on top... Called off work and after a day of tedious cleaning it's all better...)

 
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Old 11-07-2008, 03:20 PM   #9
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if the main broke in the street you can and should file a claim against the town or the water authority homeowners does not cover flooding
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:51 PM   #10
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if the main broke in the street you can and should file a claim against the town or the water authority homeowners does not cover flooding
The OP is in Poland.
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