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    Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it

    Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it - Telegraph

    Never mind all the bird droppings, animal waste and general rubbish that falls from the sky

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    I hope he is getting the water bill.

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    Now that's what I call taking the ......

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    Only in America, what about the fish pooing in it? What about the polution from the rain? Dead bugs, bird poo....
    Blithering IDIOT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NikChillin View Post
    Only in America, what about the fish pooing in it? What about the polution from the rain? Dead bugs, bird poo....
    Blithering IDIOT!
    My thoughts exactly!

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    It's in the USA, so not the real world.

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    "It's really an unfortunate incident that probably could have been avoided if he had just chosen a bush."
    So...let's extrapolate that sentence.....

    He pees behind a bush instead, which filters down through the earth and into the water table, anyway, so no difference! Or am I missing something here?

    I knew I should've paid more attention in 'O' Level Geography!! It would probably get filtered, and those
    "6 to 8 ounces"
    will be fine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerospacemango View Post
    So...let's extrapolate that sentence.....

    He pees behind a bush instead, which filters down through the earth and into the water table, anyway, so no difference! Or am I missing something here?

    I knew I should've paid more attention in 'O' Level Geography!! It would probably get filtered, and those will be fine!
    Yeah you're spot on

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    "....was caught on a security camera relieving himself in the pristine lake."

    Pristine = completely free from dirt or contamination.

    It's open to the world... pristine..... impossible.

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    I love this bit: "I'm willing to do community service to clean up the place because I feel bad and feel pretty stupid."

    So he's offering to, erm, clean up what he did? He's going to remove the urine he peed into the lake?? And he feels stupid because...

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    Quote Originally Posted by timzim View Post
    I love this bit: "I'm willing to do community service to clean up the place because I feel bad and feel pretty stupid."

    So he's offering to, erm, clean up what he did? He's going to remove the urine he peed into the lake?? And he feels stupid because...
    Now that would really be a case of "extracting the urine".

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    Thing is, that lake is the drinking water supply, post treatment - so what is in that lake ends up in people's taps from what I've read in several places.

    Surely having an open air lake post treatment is really really dumb?

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    Celibate fish in that reservoir?

    I'm not drinking that, there's been a piscine orgy in there!

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    "There probably isn't a whole lot of difference," explained David Shaff, the Water Bureau's Administrator. "I think part of it is just that general yuck factor of 'yes, we have birds on their all the time but we don't have people peeing in it all the time.'"
    Fuzzy logic or what!

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