How about a little rain!??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by justusnak, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I know there are alot of us out here, feeling the pain of the rain. DH and I have been up ALL NIGHT, bailing out the basement. It is supposed to rain through 5 pm today. Anyone need some water!???


    This water is NOT supposed to be there. You can see...the coops and runs are completely under water. My poor babies....It will take untill AUGUST to dry out I think!
  2. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2007
    central KY
    they mke an electric sump that you can plug in a just pitch in the water (it is safe), attach a garden hose and pump it out for you. You can get them and Lowes, Home Depot, TSC, and others I am sure. I am getting the same about an hour south of you.

    Better weigh down those birds!
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    My dad uses that electric pump as well when the basement gets flooded. It works great
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I would love to be able to use a sump pump.....problem is, this is the family room...and I have to keep the water less than an inch. I am going to lowes get some Hydraulic cement. I think thats what its called. You can pour it into running water, and it sets. We have a small crack along the floor and wall...thats where the water is coming in. Come one Lowes....OPEN!
  5. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2007
    central KY
    It will work on less than an inch. The suction comes from the bottom. Good Luck, I Feel for you!
  6. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    We have been shop vacing water, non stop, since Tuesday evening...5 pm. COME ON AUGUST!!!
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    We got 10" here yesterday (and I think that is a highly modest estimate). Thankfully we are on a hill but it looks like a lake anyway. [​IMG] I had a worm crawling up the siding on my house.....never seen one try THAT hard to get to higher ground before.

    Hope everyone gets the water out of their houses. [​IMG]
  8. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    My goodness, Deb what a pain.You can send some down here,we haven't got that much.When July gets here it'll be dry as a desert.I just wish the wind would quit blowing so hard.The dang lites keep going out,then back on again.I hope it slacks off for yall,looks like alot of water.
    Looks like you need to get some more ducks,lol. Mine have been begging for a good rain,silly ducks refuse to down to the bayou.
  9. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Send that rain to Georgia!!! we are 13-14 inches behind!!! Actually we are going to get some today. Wow 4 1/2 inches It takes us 3-4 months to get that much!!!1
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  10. BJ

    BJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2007
    Our back yard is a lake too. Our crawlspace sump quit overnight and my husband got it going again, but it is pumping nonstop! Our septic system is "gluggy". I tell my kids, "If it's yellow, let it mellow. If it's brown, flush it down." Heavy spring rains put me in the worst of moods because of the slow septic and yucky yard!

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