Originally posted by remembering
dumb question of the day.
Do you have a water softener?
They usually are stet for after midnight and use a bunch of water at that time.
Originally posted by foxhoundone
reply to post by 11andrew34
This seems to make the most sense to me anyways, 11andrew34.
But a truck cargo type would atract alot of curious looks especially at night with i presume a generater running the vacume pump,
If the OP can post a map or utility pipline diagram of the area this would help, There has to be a feeder coupling somwhere to aid with the thieft of the water.
The meter is located to the nearside of the house i presume, can you just not isolate with a stop cock ?
Originally posted by karl 12
Originally posted by topquark
I went online to look for an explanation and the only mysterious entities who are known to "steal" water are UFOs. I found also to my surprise that there have been other sightings of the mysterious black hose connected to UFOs that seem to be stealing water.
Topquark, don't know if it's happening in your specific case but you're not wrong about the numerous global reports of UFOs taking on water, there's a list of cases at the thread below and also quite a few black hose, pipe, tube and cylinder reports.
Unusual reports of UFOs 'taking on water'
Originally posted by amraks
so you have checked your hot water cylinder for puddles? could be leaking.
I too would like to know what a water softener is.
This is very interesting I don't pay for water my landlord does.
Originally posted by Teeky
It's mostly likely the water company. I had a situation where my washer broke down and had to go to the laundromat for 2 months. I was also busy at the time and would let the dishes pile up for a few days before turning on the dishwasher. The water company sent me a bill for $348.00! for that time period. I didn't pay it, and a few months later the water company knocked $200.00 off my bill. I never even gotten around to making a complaint. I believe the water company would of never alerted me that there was an issue and just allowed me to pay the outlandish bill