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Is the Houston rodeo affected by the water main break?

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>> I don’t think a lot of us >> I don’t think a lot of us have been wondering exactly how have been wondering exactly how this water main break is going this water main break is going to that she’s last to that she’s last auction road auction road >> Yeah, a lot of folks in town >> Yeah, a lot of folks in town for this and today is the for this and today is the scheduled start of the world scheduled start of the world championship barbecue contest championship barbecue contest we’ve been talking about we’ve been talking about everyone loves channel to hand everyone loves channel to hand me the Kansas joining us live me the Kansas joining us live at NRG at NRG ♪ ♪ >> Park with more on hand we >> Park with more on hand we know that’s going to go on as know that’s going to go on as planned planned >> Amid all this >> Amid all this chaos, everyone coming out to chaos, everyone coming out to the cook-off tonight breathe, a the cook-off tonight breathe, a sigh of relief because they sigh of relief because they these are going on as scheduled these are going on as scheduled joining me now is David stone joining me now is David stone he is that he is that chairman of the world chairman of the world championship barbecue contest championship barbecue contest David this is great news for David this is great news for everyone who is kind of his everyone who is kind of his biting their fingernails biting their fingernails waiting for all this fun waiting for all this fun happened tonight, right well

happened tonight, right well >> Where about an hour away >> Where about an hour away from opening and we are still from opening and we are still on just like we have every on just like we have every other year, it’s rain or shine event and where we’re looking event and where we’re looking for some good crowds with for some good crowds with perfect weather tonight perfect weather tonight >> Tell me how you guys are >> Tell me how you guys are kind of you know circumventing kind of you know circumventing this problem and and making this problem and and making sure everything’s going to run sure everything’s going to run as smoothly as it can as smoothly as it can

>> Well first off we actually >> Well first off we actually have water pressure on the have water pressure on the property, it’s not great water property, it’s not great water pressure, but it’s actually pressure, but it’s actually better now than it was better now than it was this morning and improving and this morning and improving and then all of our teams are then all of our teams are actually self-contained they actually self-contained they bring their own water bring their own water with them and then as far with them and then as far as facilities we have as facilities we have port-a-potties were on a port-a-potties were on a parking lot so we have to make parking lot so we have to make actually turn it into actually turn it into a little city every year and a little city every year and anything that served to the anything that served to the public or volunteers or public or volunteers or anywhere is can be served in a anywhere is can be served in a can or can or >> And I know we’ve been >> And I know we’ve been watching kind of all those watching kind of all those water bottles come in and those water bottles come in and those Porter bodies come in and those Porter bodies come in and those little cell sanitizing stations little cell sanitizing stations as well as well >> Right now, yeah, yeah we >> Right now, yeah, yeah we have all of the facilities so have all of the facilities so whether port-a-potties or we whether port-a-potties or we have a hand have a hand wash stations and like I said wash stations and like I said we’ve had water pressure all we’ve had water pressure all day it had been great but our day it had been great but our teams have been refilling their teams have been refilling their barrels in and all of their barrels in and all of their they’re storage containers too

they’re storage containers too >> I know you guys have been >> I know you guys have been kind of going 10 to 10 asking kind of going 10 to 10 asking groups to conserve water and groups to conserve water and kind of keep an eye on that kind of keep an eye on that though as well though as well >> What we did when we first >> What we did when we first heard about the day the heard about the day the incident then we actually had incident then we actually had our contest the supervisors go our contest the supervisors go out to their teams and as well running around on our golf cart running around on our golf cart with our Allred machine that with our Allred machine that actually makes the big public actually makes the big public announcement and let everybody announcement and let everybody know that there’s a problem and know that there’s a problem and you know we’ll update as soon you know we’ll update as soon as we as we knew something and now we now knew something and now we now know something we did we do know something we did we do said the water here still said the water here still working and we’re still having working and we’re still having a barbecue a barbecue this afternoon David thanks so this afternoon

David thanks so much for speaking with us to much for speaking with us to let you go to your busy man let you go to your busy man thank you very much thank you very much >> All right you heard it here >> All right you heard it here Yes, everything is continuing Yes, everything is continuing tonight this Gates officially tonight this Gates officially open open in of now one hour, but you can in of now one hour, but you can sniff the air and tell that sniff the air and tell that things are already well under things are already well under way because all you

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