Think of your most favoritest sugary, chocolate encased, portable, individually wrapped, confectionary treat.
(any candy bar available from the Rec Comm. ship's store)
Now, think of that treat laying on the deck in, say, AMR 1, lower level. Said treat has a length of orange shot-line tied around it, with the bitter end trailing off around the corner...
"If you ignore the problem long enough, it will go away. Even flooding stops eventually!"