Lavington contaminated waters

Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 21st, 2010, 12:26 pm

anyone know the cause of the bad water Lavington has endured the last 2 weeks??
I heard through the Grape vine it was cow manure spread on local fields via a local
Diary farmer??Anyone heard the same or what??

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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby stubblejumper » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:12 pm

The rumor is true. :purefury: :purefury: The *bleep* was sprayed on the fields less than a kilometer and uphill from the water source and onto frozen ground :ohmygod: . The barn is washed out with a fire hose into some sort of holding tank iI would presume and then put into the sprayer and then they spray liquid waste onto the fields. If you really want to see just drive out highway six to the Shell gas station and look across the highway. That brown field isn't because the snow melted. I have not been able to do anything other than flush the toilets in the house for over a week now. *bleep* EH!!! :dyinglaughing: :dyinglaughing: We are finally getting to a BOIL water advisory tonight :hailjo: :hailjo: .
The officials will never tell that to us officially but I have been told, not that any of us out here didn't already know what happened.
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby skydawg » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:34 pm

So it wasnt due to flooding? Are you sure about the cow *bleep* thing?
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:43 pm

skydawg wrote:So it wasnt due to flooding? Are you sure about the cow *bleep* thing?


apparently
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby skydawg » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:45 pm

intheknow wrote:
skydawg wrote:So it wasnt due to flooding? Are you sure about the cow *bleep* thing?


apparently

coming from this forum I think i call BS
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby stubblejumper » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:51 pm

Come on out I will be glad to show you the source of the "contamination."
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 21st, 2010, 6:59 pm

skydawg wrote:
intheknow wrote:
skydawg wrote:So it wasnt due to flooding? Are you sure about the cow *bleep* thing?


apparently

coming from this forum I think i call BS


reading your post i call u a friend of the possible offender maybe?? :sleepdeprived: :skyisfalling:
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby Fritzthecat » Jan 21st, 2010, 7:19 pm

You know, that farmer has been been doing his thing for years with no problems. What HAS happened is 1) warm weather and heavy rain and 2) ground that is still frozen which 3) leads to excessive run off and eventually into water sources.

It's not rocket science.
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby skydawg » Jan 21st, 2010, 7:22 pm

intheknow wrote:
skydawg wrote:
intheknow wrote:
skydawg wrote:So it wasnt due to flooding? Are you sure about the cow *bleep* thing?


apparently

coming from this forum I think i call BS


reading your post i call u a friend of the possible offender maybe?? :sleepdeprived: :skyisfalling:

ya thats it. you sure are a smart cookie arent you
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 21st, 2010, 7:34 pm

no thats not the issue.When a person screws up then people need to be held accountable
No one needs to make excuses.Cowchit from this field caused the contamination
The water authority know this for fact
he needs to stop dumping during situations such as we are going through this year
Its not rocket science that if you own 110 acres on a slope and it,s run off runs off into a major water shed its going to cause problems however i think the water authority,city etc are just as at fault for not stopping this *bleep* dumping in the first place :ohmygod:
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 21st, 2010, 7:49 pm

anyhow enough finger pointing.The bottom line as per usual is commen sence has not prevailed and we have a problem that could have been averted had everyone involved done their homework in the first place before the spreading permit was given from what little i really know of the situation
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby Cumungala » Jan 21st, 2010, 8:42 pm

They should NOT be dumping manure at this time of year
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby Glacier » Jan 21st, 2010, 10:07 pm

Cumungala, I doubt they were spreading manure this time of year. It is more likely the manure was still sitting there from when they put it down in the fall.

Does anyone know where this Antwerp Spring source is located?
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby intheknow » Jan 22nd, 2010, 7:35 am

Glacier wrote:Cumungala, I doubt they were spreading manure this time of year. It is more likely the manure was still sitting there from when they put it down in the fall.

Does anyone know where this Antwerp Spring source is located?

dairy cows crap 24/7 so they have to get rid of it somewhere so yes they dump all times of the year. problem is the ground had ice on it + then from all the recent rain so it (contanination)drained off the fields into one of the water source sheds

:skippingsheep: based on what little i know about the situation and thats what Iam trying to determine here is does anyone know exactly what has happened and was the whole water deal from this single issue or from several issues???ANYONE ???
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Re: Lavington contaminated waters

Postby crysmom » Jan 22nd, 2010, 7:19 pm

The water was contaminated with cow manure there is no question of that, at 520 pm on wednesday january 13th I had brown thick foamy water coming from my tap. It smelled like a farm that has been spread with cow manure there is no mistaking it.

I called the city emergency line and was told that "there is something wrong with the well, someone out there is fixing it, there is a boil water advisory in place" we this "boil water advisory" wasn't communicated to anyone, but by 730 pm there were sandwich board signs on the side of the road labeled Antwerp springs DO NOT DRINK

24 hours prior to that in the after noon as I was picking my kids up from the lavington elementary there was a very strong smell of manure (i have lived in an agriculture area long enough this was FRESH)

Of course on wednesday at dinner there was massive rainfall so presumably this washed the manure down the hill and into the well.

This well WAS NOT contaminated through the ground, but the well must have been breached though the opening because the water had sediment (presumably cow feces) in it.

I don't know why you all are having a hard time believing it was contaminated with cow manure I believe it was even mentioned in one of the information bulletins provided by the city.
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