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I've heard it called hooch, screech, white lightning....... but never "POND WATER"! :smuggrin:
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I like code names for stuff.
That allows the RCMP officer some discretion whether or not to put me in the back seat of his car.
 

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well at least if you call it pondwater that will confuse them long enough for you to sober up or run like heck ,notice I said heck
 

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Hey, have you ever seen "Firewater"? My kid sister lived by a lake, and their well water contained methane. You could fill a bottle with water, cap it, and then hold a match near the neck as you opened it. The water would actually burn as the methane gassed off! :eek:
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Well, I'm off to the big swamp for a few days. Heading to Point Pelee on Lake Erie for a mini-vacation. Will take pictures. See if they download.
 

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Wow that would be a little scary. So what did they drink? or could they drink it when it gassed off
 
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Wow that would be a little scary. So what did they drink? or could they drink it when it gassed off
Methane in well water is common here in Alberta.
It's not a health hazard unless there is a shed built over the well head where the methane can build up and cause an explosion hazard.
 

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firewater is what Chief Hicks of the Cherokee Nation in NC calls alcohol that we drink .I was amazed when speaking to him that they still referred to it by it's old name .
 

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