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How people respond to a boil water order: I'm still drinking the tap water. AMA : Portland


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Is the tap water bad in Oregon?

Sounds like the resevoir became tainted with human waste and an advisory was issued.  There are some who are not taking it seriously.  Like this person:  "Bring out your dead."

Portland seems like a fun, self-effacing place to live.

http://www.kgw.com/lifestyle/health/City-issues-Boil-Water-Alert-for-all-of-Portland-260435871.html

Seems like the real losers here are restaurants, which have to boil ALL the water they use for a full minute. I can't even really imagine how they make ice for drinks...

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