You Won’t Believe This Plumbing Job!
Most homeowners worry about calling their
plumbers because they fear what the bill is going to be, but the Canadian high
Arctic region, has recently gone through probably the most expensive plumbing
job in the world. Even the military was
involved in this project!
The job lasted for ten days and it was all done
in a very frozen and dark part of the Arctic region. The job required tough and laborious 10 meter
drilling techniques and some submarine robots, had to be used to survey some of
the damage and process below.
Apparently, the problem was a broken pump,
which was finally replaced, after the 10 arduous days of work. The backup pump
however, was not replaced, as the team of plumbers decided to wait for warmer
The team had to be transported on Hercules
planes, as this was the best way to reach the remote area. These trips, reached a cost of around $85,000
alone, which is why this job became the most expensive job in the world,
related to plumbing and repairing water pumps.
These types of plumbing jobs prove how far
humankind has come and how useful technology has been, towards helping us reach
places that people did not use to roam in before. Jobs like this one also make plumbing look
like a more interesting industry and show how important these systems are for
Remember that at All About the Pipes, we are
always ready to help you with your plumbing needs and will recommend the best plumbing
system for your home. If you want to know more about water pumps and what they
can do for you, take a look at our hot water recirculation pump article, so you can learn if one of
these is right for you.