Exploding Toilet Sends Woman To Hospital

A toilet in the General Services Administration (GSA) Building in Washington, DC, exploded and an unnamed woman was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. A memo was sent to explain the danger to other employees.
"DO NOT flush toilets or use any domestic water. Due to a mechanical failure, there is high air pressure in the domestic water system that resulted in damage to toilets. The engineering staff is working to correct the issue," the memo said. "There has been damage to flushed toilets that has resulted in injuries. We will announce when the issue is resolved."

Link -via HuffPo

(Unrelated image credit: Flickr user Kevin Trotman)

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Does it have to be funny to be neat? Does it have to be happy to be neat? Does it have to be neat to be neat?

It's certainly unusual...
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I used to be a trauma coordinator in a past life, and remember laughing when I was assigned a guy who was seriously injured by a shattered toilet. The supply water was also spraying everywhere, so the poor guy was on the ground, surrounded by very sharp shattered porcelain and spewing water, trying to get to the water shutoff. He had to have multiple surgeries to repair lacerated arteries and limbs and required months of rehab, so it wasn't nearly as funny as it sounded after I found out what had actually happened. One does wonder where the "high air pressure in the domestic water supply" came from, though.
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