sewage tsunami

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Offline RD

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sewage tsunami
« on: 26/09/2012 08:11:58 »
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Many residents of Zimbabwe's second city have simultaneously flushed their toilets, as part of an official attempt to prevent blocked sewage pipes.

Bulawayo Mayor Thaba Moyo told the BBC the "big flush" would keep pipes wet and so prevent them getting clogged up.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19704766

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Re: sewage tsunami
« Reply #1 on: 26/09/2012 17:44:06 »
I assume they fill the toilets before flushing them?

I wonder if it could actually make problems worse if everyone flushed solids at the same time.

Anyway, what they probably need is to have synchronized bad TV commercials.  [:-\]

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Re: sewage tsunami
« Reply #2 on: 26/09/2012 23:30:53 »
It should get rid of a few sewer rats too, unless they can body surf [:)], ( cue Hawaii-five-o music ).