It was named after the character of Sir Toby Belch in Shakespeares play, Twelfth Night. It comes from the French word tope – to drink hard (i.e. Tope, Toper, Toby).
What is a Toby Toby?
: a small jug, pitcher, or mug shaped somewhat like a stout man with a cocked hat for the brim. — called also toby.
What is a Toby in water?
A toby is the water shut-off valve, generally located at the boundary of your property, that sits between the council water main and your private water pipe. The toby allows the water to your house to be shut off - handy if youre having some plumbing work done or if your hot water cylinder springs a leak.
Who is responsible for water Toby?
To turn off the water supply to your property you need to locate the water shut off valve (or toby). Most properties in the Ruapehu District have one toby but very occasionally there may be two. The toby for your property is owned and maintained by Council.
Why are Toby Jugs so expensive?
Toby Jugs are sought-after estate sale collectibles, for the value they bring to homes and the high prices they fetch at auction. These quirky figurines feature happy, seated men, each with a mug of his favorite beverage.
Who is responsible for water pipe from meter to house?
In most cases, its your responsibility to maintain the supply pipe. This is the section of the service pipe from the boundary of your property – usually where the water meter and stop valve are – into the property itself.
How deep do you lay water pipes?
According to The Department of the Environment, they recommend that pipes should be buried at least 600mm (two feet) underground. At this depth, the soil acts as a natural insulator and prevents them freezing.
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