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DebJ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-08-11 11:51 AM
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I need a good math person to answer this question for me please.
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This is serious, my basement is flooded and I need to protect my furnace and yet not have a heart attack. I'm no young 'un anymore.

How many buckets filled with 4 gallons of water have to be removed to lower the water level about one inch from a floor that is approximately 1200 square feet?

I tried to work it out but I just can't. Have had no sleep all night.

I'd like to know how many buckets to help push me to do this. Don't know when the plumber will get here to snake drain and we could get yet more torrents of rain at any time. There are no wet vacs nor sump pumps left in any stores in York County as of 1 pm yesterday.
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