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Re: Is there plumming in Antarctica? If so, how do you keep the water in the pipes from freezing?


From: "Dave Bresnahan" <answer2@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Subject: Re: Is there plumming in Antarctica? If so, how do you keep the water in the pipes from freezing?
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 13:42:43 -0400

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From: onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov <onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 1998 1:35 PM
Subject: Is there plumming in Antarctica? If so, how do you keep the water
in the pipes from freezing?


>Elaine J.. asks this Question:
>
>Is there plumming in Antarctica? If so, how do you keep the water in the
pipes from freezing?
>
>
>Answer:
>
>I certainly hope so!  We do have water pipes at each of our stations to
distribute fresh water and collect waste water.  The pipes are all insulated
and we use heat tape to keep the pipes from freezing.

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