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I am pretty sure I've told other people that they too ought to know where their stopcocks are - I may even have written about it.
The stopcock might break off in your hand, providing an unstoppable opening for water to escape.
The casualty, aged 61, had fallen through the gap when reaching for a stopcock and became trapped in a 3ft confined space.
But, worryingly, 35% of women and 20% of men have no idea where their stopcock is located.
Leave a list of information such as the location of the water stopcock, location and keys for gas and electricity meter cupboards, instructions on how the central heating works, burglar alarm code and the day rubbish is collected.
The stopcock looks like a brass tap and needs to be turned clockwise to turn the water off.
30pm when a man also claiming to be from the council visited a house in Kibblesworth, Gateshead, claiming he needed to turn off the stopcock because there was a burst water main nearby.
If a lessee is going away for more than 48 hours then they should turn off the water at the stopcock in the flat.
Find out where the stopcock is in case you need to turn your water off in a hurry.
When he checked at the stopcock a live eel popped out.
Make sure you know where the main stopcock is and how to switch off gas, electricity and water if necessary.