Health experts said the incident would not have caused any harm to people in the city of Portland, who are supplied with drinking water from the reservoir.And besides, don’t they know what fish, ducks and otters do in it?
They said the average human bladder holds only six to eight ounces, and the urine would have been vastly diluted.
But no, something must be done!
But David Shaff, an administrator at the Portland Water Bureau, defended the decision to empty the lake.In other words, you have to pander to the simpletons, the idiots, the cretins who don’t realise that the Portland Water Bureau doesn’t just send an employee down to the water’s edge with a bucket to pour into the pipes taking that water to their homes and trailers. They chlorinate it first.
"There are people who will say it's an over reaction. I don't think so. I think what you have to deal with here is the 'yuck' factor," he said.
"I can imagine how many people would be saying 'I made orange juice with that water this morning.' "Do you want to drink pee? Most people are going to be pretty damn squeamish about that."Most people are morons. Still, it’s your company’s money, so…
The operation is costing the state's taxpayers $36,000 (£22,000)…/facepalm.
Someone’s taking the p…