Pelican Bay has sprung a leak!
At least that’s what the public learned at an Edmond City Council workshop late last month. The presumed problems at the Edmond aquatic center, suspected to be a cracked pool shell as well as leaking pipes, have amounted to a loss of 20,000 gallons of water per operational day over the past two summers, totaling more than 1.5 million gallons down the drain — or into the ground.
Where is the treated (read: chlorinated) water going? City leaders don’t know for sure. It seems likely some might be draining into the creek that runs between the Edmond aquatic center and E.C. Hafer Park, a disposal method posing environmental impacts that would be illegal if it were intentional. But this is an accident, right? And the City Council is going to take action to stop it before next summer, right? Oh, I guess not.
Speaking of the Edmond City Council, they recently voted to increase water rates for residents to cover the cost of water system improvements. Perhaps a portion of those funds could be used to purchase some Flex Seal? The commercials for the stuff tell me it works wonders.
The salesman wouldn’t lie, would he?
Past Sundaze comics
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Endless consumption: Pac-Man popular in Oklahoma
Cheers to 8 years of (sometimes political) cartoons
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Behold, OU students: Lindsey Street tailgating returns
PAC 12 implosion continues conference realignment
The Earth must be quite a pothole for UFOs
American Heartland Theme Park raises some eyebrows
Sick of Stitt hammering the machine, Drummond seeks a spin
Introducing a Razr-thin margin of plausible deniability
Bright future: OKC Thunder rookies ready to get to work
Blockbuster: Oklahoma weather presents DVD-size hail
Uncommon ground in Edmond: No art of compromise?
Stitt knows how to get, how to get to Override Street
Former Justice Steven Taylor broke open a tie ballgame
Welcome to the whirlwind of graduation season
All aboard? Coordinating an Edmond, Norman, OKC commuter rail vote
Dunkin’ on each other for ‘Donuts with the Governor’
Oklahoma’s turnpike expansion plan faces road blocks
Easter Sundaze: Trying to save a dime in the egg aisle
Preserving Hafer Park memories: Welcome to paradise
Oklahoma’s Broadband Office and the mystery of missing meeting minutes
March Madness 2023: So your bracket is in shambles
Will the Oklahoma House lock in Daylight Saving Time?
SQ 820: We’ve got another election on our hands
Cockfighting fight turns back time at Oklahoma Capitol
Valentine voting: For the love of democracy
Last week on This Old Attorney General’s Office
Budget hearing previews the last ride of Mark McBride
Plenty of cooks in the Oklahoma education kitchen
Here’s looking at you, me: The two jobs of Ryan Walters
Compared to recent years, 2022 seemed tolerable
‘This is a BFD’: The romance of nuclear fusion heats up
Weird local rules mean extra Edmond elections
2022 World Cup draws cause cultural comparisons
Straight party voting throws quite a rager in Oklahoma
An ‘I voted’ sticker is the prize for enduring all these ads
Halloween can be a tough time to mind your diet
Answer the question? The art of political dodgeball
How hideous can the Ugly Season get before it’s over?
Down goes Dumpty: OKC Egg Church has a great fall
Many options for brand synergy in the OKC film industry
This season includes new adventures in OU tailgating