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Broken Water Main February 2019

BEGINNING OF MUD FLOOD!!!

On Monday, February 4th, 2019, a broken water main flooded the entire lower level of the church. These pictures show the extent of the impact to the various rooms.

Adoration Chapel 

Not to worry, Monsignor Zimmer recused the Blessed Sacrament and brought Jesus up to the Church to the Tabernacle.
Those are Monsignor's footprints!

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Bathroom

Muddy Floor in Bathroom

Muddy Floor in Bathroom

Muddy Floor in Bathroom

Parish Hall

Muddy Floor in Parish Hall

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Parish Hall Kitchen

This is where the water and mud came in from outside by the side of the Church.

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Side Entrance to the Church

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Meeting Room 

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Elevator

This photo shows how high the muddy flood water was with the line on the elevator door.
This means that the muddy flood water seeped down into the elevator shaft - a major catastrophe.

Muddy Floor by Elevator Doors

FIXING THE ISSUE!

Digging has begun.

Thanks be to God! The digging has started today, Monday, February 11, 2019. The view from Markland Drive...

Digger has arrived

Digger has started to digDigger is removing dirt from side door

Deep hole.

Look how far down they had to dig ...

Digger at work excavating dirt

Excavated hole in the ground

Another view of excavated hole

Beginning the work.

Here is our contractor Nick going down to investigate where the water pipe broke.

Contractor Nick evaluating hole

Contractor Nick evaluating hole

Is this the Hole?

Oh My!  Here is the water pipe with the most incredible small hole that is responsible for our Mud Flood!!!

Pipe in Mud with Arrow pointing to a small hole

WORK IN PROGRESS! 

Work in Progress - Covered ChairsWork in Progress - Pipe in FloorWork in Progress - Pipe in FloorWork in Progress - Kitchen FloorWork in Progress - Bathroom Pipes in WallWork in Progress - Parish Hall FloorWork in Progress - Parish Hall Floor with Kitchen Sink and Countertop in Corner on FloorWork in Progress - Parish Hall - Furniture and Boxes under tarpsWork in Progress - Parish Hall FloorWork in Progress - Parish Hall Floor

Work in Progress - Parish Hall with EquipmentWork in Progress - Adoration Chapel Covered StatueWork in Progress - Corner of Adoration Chapel with Stained Glass Window and DehumidifierWork in Progress - Elevator Area with Exterior Doors and Humidifier on FloorWork in Progress - Basement Bathroom Showing Studs where bottom of wall has been removedWork in Progress - Bathroom Walls with bottom removed where it will be replacedWiork in Progress - Basement Area Entrance to Adoration Chapel