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Old 09-29-2011, 05:27 AM   #1
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Watch out, you gubmint workers. It's dangerous out there ...

Toilet explodes at GSA building, injuring at least one employee - The Federal Eye - The Washington Post
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:29 AM   #2
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I spent a few months in that regional building -- it was a pit. My normal haunt - the HQ - had working toilets but had a big fire and a lot of electrical problems.
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:50 AM   #3
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From the article:

An internal memo issued to building employees warned them not to even attempt to go to the bathroom at work.

“DO NOT flush toilets or use any domestic water,” read the memo, first reported by WUSA News Channel 9. “Due to a mechanical failure, there is high air pressure in the domestic water system that resulted in damage to toilets.”
What exactly is "domestic water"?
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Old 09-29-2011, 07:03 AM   #4
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What exactly is "domestic water"?
What one uses when imported is not available?
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