The Outer Sunset gets a lot of flak (foggy, boring, too hard to grow pot there without getting busted), and it doesn’t help when it smells like shit. Which is did yesterday and, according to reports, still does today.
The reason? Problems at the Zoo-adjacent (speaking of stinky things) Oceanside Treatment Plant.
You might remember the Oceanside Treatment Plant from the voting booth last year — that’s the sewage treatment plant that 63,000 San Franciscans wanted to rename as the George W. Bush Memorial Sewage Plant.
According to the Examiner the plant-that-would-be-Bush’s filtration screens were clogged by a “blast of sand,” They report that “late Monday, water treatment officials shoveled sand away from filtration screens inside the treatment plant and dumped it in two piles outside,” where it proceeded to stink up the neighborhood.
Though the sand was said to have been collected on Tuesday (it’s going to be dumped in a landfill) and “chemicals were applied to the area where the stinking sand was piled” (Febreeze?), we’re hearing it’s still a bit whiffy in the area.
No word yet on if this validates the smeller=feller equation we learned in kindergarten (readers, thoughts?), we’ll update if we get confirmation of that aphorism.