Ants cause water pump malfunction

I workout every morning for approximately an hour.

I focus heavily on high-intensity aerobics to get my heart pumping and burn calories.

One of my favorite workouts is running the trails near my home. I head out early in the morning to take advantage of the coolest time of day and to have time to shower before work. A few days ago, I ran despite the unusually high outdoor temperature and excessive humidity. I was happy to work up a sweat. After a ten-mile jog, I was relieved to arrive back at home, stretch and cool down. I was anxious for a shower. Unfortunately, when I turned on the tap, there was no water. Not a drop of water poured out of the faucet. Living in the southern part of the country, the water pump is situated outside. I checked on it and realized that it wasn’t starting up. I called a local plumber, explained the situation and was promised a truck would arrive at the house in approximately an hour. I was sweaty and gross and unhappy about waiting even ten minutes. The plumber who showed up was friendly, knowledgeable and super helpful. He asked me to switch off the main breaker to the electricity and then removed a cover from a small mechanism linked to the water pump. He pointed out the nest of ants inside. Those ants were the reason for no water and my missing work. The plumber used a small piece of sand paper to remove the ants and any corrosion of the wires. The had the problem fixed within twenty minutes.



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