Worker goes above call of duty to fix burst water pipe

Worker goes above call of duty to fix burst water pipe
Published: 2016 August 26 09:37:24 (8944 Views)
A municipal worker has gone above and beyond, or more appropriately, below the call of duty, to fix a burst pipe.

Jimmie Cox, an Acton Municipal Utility District worker, went to extreme lengths to sort the problem out.

In the photo, only the legs of the 23-year-old are visible – because his top half is completely submerged in dirty water.

It was snapped by homeowner Andrea Adams, who couldn't believe it when she saw Jimmie in the awkward position in her driveway in Hood County, Texas.



Jimmie only turned up to the call to score some overtime.

He was trying to reach down five feet to clamp the line after the one-inch pipe burst, but he explained his dive underwater didn't even work.

He told WFAA, Texas: 'I wasn't even able to get the clampers, so we had to cut it and put a valve on there when it was underwater.'

The photo was also posted on Twitter with the appropriate hashtag #employeeofthemonth.



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