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Portland dumps 7.8 million gallons of drinking water after man urinates in reservoir

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

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