Portland dumps 7.8 million gallons of drinking water after man urinates in reservoir
June 17, 2011 9:30AM
Updated: June 18, 2011 2:05AM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The city of Portland was forced to temporarily take a key water supply off line after a 21-year-old man caught on video admitted urinating in a city reservoir.
City officials said about 7.8 million gallons of drinking water will be discarded because of the incident at a cost of about $36,000. AP