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12 November, 2005

Welling up at the Springs

Fantastic news - Springs residents will doubtless be holding street parties and fireworks displays in celebration! For the waste spill that flooded a road in the Springs was not raw sewerage, but processed sludge:

"This was not a raw sewage spill. It was a leak from the processed sludge tank due to a human error by the tanker operator. The discharge valve on the sludge tank was not closed properly during the sludge tankering process, resulting in a spill which took place during the Iftar timing in Ramadan at 6pm," a spokesperson said.

Processed sludge - how very delicious! Anyone for a sludgeball fight?



Anonymous Anonymous said...

sludgeball fight??
wow, sounds like a great idea.

if they now have this leakage next to Gall , we can combine and have a snowball-sludgeball fight..


12 November, 2005 09:41  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

imagine if that happened at ski dubai. we jsut went and had a snow ball fight. and went down the small slope in a sleigh.

12 November, 2005 12:24  
Blogger CG said...

sludge :
1.Semisolid material such as the type precipitated by sewage treatment.
2.Mud, mire, or ooze covering the ground or forming a deposit, as on a riverbed.
3.Finely broken or half-formed ice on a body of water, especially the sea.
4.An agglutination or aggregation of blood cells forming a semisolid mass that often impedes circulation.

12 November, 2005 20:12  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SD - sounds like a flight you told me about recently ;)

12 November, 2005 20:30  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The residents made all the commotion for processed sludge?? Don't they know it's fit for human consumption?? :P

13 November, 2005 07:28  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I I recall correctly from my study of construction more than 20 years ago, sewerage is the system of pipes and what-have-you that carries the stuff. Sewage is the actual stuff...

13 November, 2005 15:18  

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