Draining the last pool

68 days after it first accumulated in on a playground near the beach park, stagnant rain water is finally being drained out of by the authorities. I can’t be sure and perhaps it is a coincidence, but the pumps arrived the day after The News carried a picture of buffaloes standing placidly in the water. If the picture caused some bureaucrats or administrators to stir, then hurrah for the fourth estate! Unless you’re a buffalo, in which case you’d be peeved that your watering hole is no more.

3 Comments so far

  1. mansoor (unregistered) on October 7th, 2006 @ 1:26 pm

    lolzzzz!!!! hurray!

  2. R (unregistered) on October 8th, 2006 @ 12:37 am

    I used to see the water, the buffaloes n people washing clothes there every day!

    Thank God!

  3. Salman Ahmed (unregistered) on October 8th, 2006 @ 6:06 am

    thank Dawn(newspaper) for posting the pic, that really helped…

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