Their homeowner's insurance does not cover repairs to pipes or replacement of pipes. This is the second time in two years a plumbing issue has flooded their home. However, with the recent medical expenses, this issue just seems insurmountable. With all the extra bills, my Mom, Lori, is not able to work in order to help Pop with his recovery. He still should not be left alone at this point.
TESI WATER, for years, regularly sent out letters indicating that the arsenic levels in the water were too high. My parents and their neighbors have endured discolored clothing, ruined appliances, and separately purchasing drinking water-- FOR YEARS.
Instead of correcting the issue, TESI sold the customers to Lafayette Parish Waterworks, District North.
Neither company claims responsibility for the many minerals and arsenic in their water, which has now caused a build-up of minerals and corrosion in all of the water pipes. Two plumbers have told them the whole house needs to have all the plumbing changed. There is too much "gunk" in the pipes. But blowing them out will put too much pressure on the pipes and likely cause another to burst because of the corrosion. The insurance will not cover the cost of the new pipes.
Their home has dirty water and little to no pressure. They're forced to live out of a hotel to safely recover from surgery.
Gerald has incisions that need to be kept clean to avoid infection and further complications. Please consider donating any amount to help relieve them of all the added stress and bills they are now facing. We thank you in advance. Shares and prayers are also needed and greatly appreciated.
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