Low-flush = $14 million

"San Francisco's big push for low-flow toilets has turned into a multimillion-dollar plumbing stink. Skimping on toilet water has resulted in more sludge backing up inside the sewer pipes..."
So the city is buying bleach. A lot of bleach.
Seems like an extravagance when all the hippies need to do is lay off the munchies and eat more fiber.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/27/BAVP1HUSUD.DTL#ixzz1FIVOs6iu
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Strange timing... Was watching Dirty Jobs this weekend on netflix streaming and happened to see the episode where Mike Rowe was actually in the SF sewers looking for places that needed to be repaired. Was surprisingly little liquid flow, but lots of sludge... (and rats and cockroaches)
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On Feb 28, 6:50pm, "Stormin Mormon"

chicago has wierd laws to protect plumbers like requiring cast iron.
its all a set up. like not selling fresh meat unless a butcher is working
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On 2/28/2011 6:56 PM, snipped-for-privacy@aol.com wrote:

IIRC, they still require residential wiring to be all in conduit. No romex allowed.
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That is also the case in NYC... All wiring is in conduit or armor clad cable... No Romex wire to be found :-O
~~ Evan
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