Re: [Histonet] Venting Part II
All the lab water waste is sent to a dilution tank so as not to contaminate
anything in case of a water pipe breakage, or here in San Antonio when we
have flash floods, everything mixes with everything..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patti Loykasek"
To: "Joe Nocito" ; "histonet"
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 1:26 PM
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Venting Part II
> Joe - I can truly sympathize with you since we moved into a new building
> about 3 yrs ago & certain contractors issues are still haunting us. Just
> note - there might be a valid reason for not installing drains at the
> - you local regulations may not allow it. We don't have one because the
> doesn't want any chemical contamination in their drainage system (save the
> Good luck at your new location, enjoy it.
> Patti Loykasek BS, HTL, QIHC
> PhenoPath Laboratories
> Seattle, WA
> Okay, as I said in my apology posting, I used "dumb ass" to describe the
>> plumber who did not want to vent the flame cabinets. Please give me an
>> alternative phrase for me to use because I don't understand the following
>> 1. what do you call it when you put in a drench shower/eyewash station
>> combo, but don't put in a drain?
>> 2. what do you call it when you leave a 2" pipe open near the bottom
>> of the
>> shower/eyewash so that when you test the eyewash station, a rush of water
>> soaks your shoes?
>> 3. what do you call it when you put in a deionized water station, but
>> know what a conductivity light is? So when you ask the plumber "how do
>> when to change the tank if there is no light", and the plumber just says
>> don't know"?.
>> 4. what do you call it when you blow a test ball through the drain
>> system to
>> test the drain system, yet forget to take the test ball out of the drain
>> water backs up into your new lab causing a huge flood in the lab? Then
>> have to
>> call in a competitor to help you fix it.
>> 5. what do you call it when you try to light a gas water heater for 30
>> minutes, just to be told by some one else that there is no gas meter
>> hooked up
>> because you forgot to get the meter from the city?
>> 6. what do you call it when you are soldering a pipe and activate the
>> alarm system?
>> I fell like Jeff Foxworthy "You might be a redneck if".
>> Can some one please come up with an alternative phrase other than "dumb
>> These events really happened this weekend in my new $1.5 million lab. I
>> it sounds like fiction, but trust me, it's the real thing. So you see my
>> dilemma. And for that one person who I offended in the past, I may be
>> unprofessional in my language and conduct, but I do know MY job.
>> Thanks for listening. In advance, I am sorry for the harsh language once
>> again, but I can't come up with the words to accurately describe this
>> "professional" plumber.
>> Let the flaming begin (I'll just have to get another plumber to help put
>> the flames)
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