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On the Road Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-01-11 05:19 PM
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14. Actually, I Don't Know That Salt Would be Less Devastating
Look at the hulls of oceangoing ships that have been corroded by the same saltwater. Now extend that to the city's or the nation's plumbing systems.

We can build the interstate system and put a man on the moon. We can also create a parallel water distribution system just for toilets and retrofit the infrastructure, but it makes sense only in places where water is very scarce. It can be done, but in most places it is disproportionate to the lower cost of simply treating and conserving available fresh water.
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  -Low-flow toilets cause a stink in San Francisco cowcommander  Feb-28-11 02:44 AM   #0 
  - We've had chronic plumbing problems  XemaSab   Feb-28-11 02:45 AM   #1 
  - What are you gonna do? So many humans were never meant to live so close together  truthisfreedom   Feb-28-11 03:37 AM   #2 
  - +1  Auggie   Feb-28-11 09:43 AM   #6 
  - "big push for low-flow toilets"  jberryhill   Feb-28-11 06:53 AM   #3 
  - Rotten-egg stench near AT&T Park is really just .... AT&T!  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Feb-28-11 07:10 AM   #4 
  - LOL!  DesertDiamond   Feb-28-11 12:50 PM   #8 
  - And all year I thought it was opposing teams' pathetic lineups  KamaAina   Mar-01-11 01:47 PM   #13 
  - Better investment than low flow toilets: high flow toilets  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 09:16 AM   #5 
  - That is Fine if You're on the Beach  On the Road   Mar-01-11 12:16 AM   #9 
     - Yep, that would be that green infrastructure  WatsonT   Mar-01-11 08:02 AM   #10 
        - Bringing in Water is Not the Hard Part  On the Road   Mar-01-11 08:21 AM   #11 
           - I imagine salt will be less devastating than  WatsonT   Mar-01-11 08:29 AM   #12 
              - Actually, I Don't Know That Salt Would be Less Devastating  On the Road   Mar-01-11 05:19 PM   #14 
  - That seems like a lot of bleach to be dumping down the drain  inwiththenew   Feb-28-11 11:18 AM   #7 
     - it's safe for the Clorox Corporation lol nt  msongs   Mar-04-11 09:01 PM   #15 
 

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