Tuesday, October 19, 2004


$20 hose vital for city’s power

`An old garden hose is all that is preventing the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, the Harbour Bridge and 50,000 households from being blacked out on hot days.

Electricity workers have rigged up the $20 garden lawn soaker at North Sydney sub-station to drip water over crucial transformers to prevent them exploding in the heat.’

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