Monthly Archives: June 2010

Draining the “Coffee makers lane”

                                                                                                                                                                           Our Venetian correspondent is at it again! As you have seen in previous posts, Holy S - - T ! A Gondoliers impression and The latest sewer notes and history of Venice, Gio the Venetian Gondolier knows how much our readers love to see how waste water and sewer is moved around Venice. Hey mate! I'm so proud to...

Hot Water Heaters are Big ticket items $$$$

Where is your hot water supply coming from. Is it electric or gas? Can you turn off the supply safely? The pressure relief valve (T&PR valve), usually near the top of the heater, should be eased quarterly; it does drip water under normal circumstances, but should not constantly be running. Turning your water heater off whilst on holidays saves electricity...

More from Venice 2

[caption id="attachment_1348" align="alignleft" width="380"] St Marco drain boat[/caption] Now Giovanni knows his way around the lagoon and the Grand Canal and all the other canals of the beautiful city of Venice. His impressions of the sewers and sights of Venice along with his images of the way sewer is transported from the grand homes and palaces along the canals is...