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Old 06-21-2006, 07:50 PM   #1
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Ok....so I live in a townhouse in Maryland, my PBT water line comes in about 3' above the slab through the foundation wall. I have discovered that in my front yard a worrying amount of "squishyness", my guess is a PBT crack/break. I've removed my garden hose with the hope that the water was on...and that it was leaking out the bottom of the hose winder....(wishful thinking).

So the question I have is, with no basement floor to dig up, roughly how much should I expect the replacement to cost me.

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You should call local plumbers for free estimates, too many thing to factor in, i.e. trees shrubs, type of ground, depth of line, see what I'm saying?

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other than a squishy patch...any other signs to look for ?
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Check water meter see if it is always turning.
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Find the main service shut off for home and turn off, if meter still turning leak between shut off and meter.
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