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Pinellas Park takes first at Top Ops
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Members of Pinellas Park’s Public Works team “Gettin-Wet” compete in the Hard Tap Competition at the North Pinellas Top Ops Competition on May 22.
PINELLAS PARK – The city of Pinellas Park’s Public Works team “Gettin-Wet” took first place in the Hard Tap Competition at the North Pinellas Top Ops Competition in Clearwater on May 22.

The competition included teams from Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Dunedin, Largo, Oldsmar, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs and Belleair. The competition included Hard Tap, Fun Tap, Meter Madness, Vacuum Truck Operation, Backhoe and Directors’ Challenge.

The Hard Tap pipe-tapping competition is a test of speed, skill, strength and teamwork. Pipe tapping involved hand drilling a hole in ductile iron pipe filled with water under pressure, inserting a small threaded valve and completing the tap with a connection to a copper pipe service line. The teams worked against the clock completing a live tap of a 6-inch diameter ductile iron pipe. The tap must be completed without leaks and the work must be safely performed without power tools.

“Gettin-Wet” consisted of Coach Tim Beach; Bryan Cregger, the cranker; Ricky Dillard, the feeder; and Jason Hicks the copper mechanic. Their winning time was 2 minutes, 48 seconds.
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