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Boil water alert Portland OR and area

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by thorborg, May 23, 2014.

  1. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  2. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Portland Member

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    News report at noon. Seems like they should have told us about this on the 20th.
     
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  3. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Who peed in the pool again:D
     
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  4. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well I got a question. How does a restaurant with an Ice machine boil their water prior to it being used in the machine. Since those Ice machines are directly plumbed?

    Not to mention the built in Ice machines in Motels, Hotels and your Kitchen Fridge? The Commercial Ice makers (this is memorial weekend after all think 7-11 might be selling a little Ice)
     
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    OFADAN Brownsville, OR Well-Known Member

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  6. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    they can't, ice must be dumped and lines flushed after the alert is over. even 5 micron filters won't trap crap!
     
  7. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You think every motel, hotel, school cafeteria, grociery store with a deli, and restaurant in Portland is dumping all their Ice


    ROFLMAO
     
  8. billyinfinity

    billyinfinity Portland All pie, all the time. 2015 Volunteer

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    I dumped all my ice at my hotel and we dumped all of our ice in our restaurants too. Then I went to the store and hauled truckloads of bagged ice into the building.
     
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  9. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    All the BullSh*t from the County and from Portland City Hall must have made it into the reservoirs.
     
  10. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Poisoned by a hipster turd,...

    What a despicable way to die.
     
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  11. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    That just the point stay out of Portlands Anti Gun Zone eatery complex and you wont have to shoot someone for trying to kill you with E-Coli.

    Keep in mind there is not much in the way of medical treatment for these types of illness.
     
  12. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    Nope!
     
  13. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    How about we boil some oil and get on top of the Hill and do what they did in ancient times. Shame the water rates approval just happened. Wonder why?

    Fricken Bull Tacos.
     
  14. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    And where did that ice come from? Just sayin'.
     
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  15. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    Scare tactics here ... In my opinion.
    What better way to beat the drum of more funds for more protections against our enemies?
    Nature and Hippies in this case. I am going to the tap and get some more. I figure that I have gulped down 3 glns minimum since the 20th anyway.
     
  16. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    Next they will have us all flushing the system of "bad water" by running our taps for 24 hours or so.
     
  17. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That works unless the ICE came from the Portland Water Supply and was made since the 20th when this was first noticed.
     
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  18. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I'm sure nobody considered that...

    The incident just helps to prove my theory that the areas surrounding Portland are sorta like the rim of a toilet bowl and Portland is the sloshy brown part.
     
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  19. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    LMFAO ... Nothing like a good visual to drive home the point!

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