TQ3154 : Hilltop Lane, Chaldon, Surrey

taken 8 years ago, near to Chaldon, Surrey, Great Britain

Hilltop Lane, Chaldon, Surrey
Hilltop Lane, Chaldon, Surrey
I had just passed two workmen, from a water company, one of whom was measuring using a wheeled "yardstick". It was only a few minutes later that I realised what they were doing; locating all the water hydrants, and chipping away at the ice to check that each hydrant was working properly.

In this photograph, the tiny dots, near the centre, were a family out walking the dog, and carrying water carriers; clearly they had no water at home, and were trekking to a "known" supply, locally.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 January, 2010
Category
Winter scene   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 311 544 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.4522N 0:7.2732W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 311 543
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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