In a slippery turn of events, our neighbors to the north gifted us approximately 1.5 million gallons of raw Canadian excrement into the Columbia River system. If this was their brilliant idea to introduce a viable Brown Trout population, they seem to be on the wrong track.
Authorities are calling the sewer pipe breach no big deal, as dilution will quickly take over. I guess that means that the slick will be generously dispersed across the broad, flowing landscape – the trickle down approach. Dilution: the key to pollution.
Not to be outdone by the Canadians, a Wenatchee, Washington pipe burst open shortly thereafter - dumping 500,000 gallons of human waste into the watershed.
Anyone care for a swim? How about a bite of freshly caught, Columbia River Sashimi?
You can check out the vague, no-big-deal article HERE.
I salute the crews responsible for tightening up the screws on this one. That must have been quite a scene. Talk about a …