In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Water towers, well heads, manholes and fire hydrants are not typically secure, and are considered the most vulnerable points of a water system.
- You should test for bacteria if your well head becomes flooded or submerged.
- There are leaks coming in, leaks in the bathrooms, leaks under the kitchen… the well head leaks, too.
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