San Fran “Here For The Potty”
San Francisco has got a little odor problem on its hands...well, hopefully not there. Seems that the city's got a problem with its low-flow toilets.
The innovative commodes, responsible for cutting water consumption by about "20 million gallons" a year, have also had an unintended consequence. There's more sludge backing up in sewer pipes, and now AT&T Park and other popular places smell like...well, you know. This according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
After spending millions to upgrade its sewer system and waste treatment plants, SF is now planning to attack the problem with "sodium hypochlorite-better known as bleach."
That translates into 8.5 million pounds of bleach either being poured down city drains or into the drinking water supply every year.
Some don't think that's necessarily a good idea either, and have recommended other solutions. Hopefully something can be figured out before the city's "flushed" with embarrassment and they come to "loggerheads." Read the full story, here.
Are you a fan of low-flows?