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Toilet Water Cleaner Than Fountain

Paradise Canyon vacation Scam

- Toilet Water Cleaner Than Fountain

Winnipeg, Manitoba A Paradise Canyon Vacation call centre employee had a hunch

something was amiss with the company's drinking fountain water. And right he was.

For the sake of his curiosity, he tested the bacteria content at four water fountains

and one toilet to challenge a ban on workers from bringing bottled water to work.

It seems some supervisors were using it to sneak in alcohol.

Guess which was cleaner? It wasn't the water fountains.

He then asked workers where they would prefer to get their water.

That wasn't the fountains, either.

The manager, supervisors and co workers said they had no idea.

Katherine the evening supervisor used Q-tips and petri dishes, swabbing the spigots of four

fountains and sampling one toilet, dunking the cotton in the bowl's center and then dragging

it around the rim for a complete sample.

She took the results to the lab put them under a light to speed up the bacteria's growth.

The petri dishes with fountain water were swarming with bacteria. The sample from the toilet was

clean, probably because the toilets are doused with cleansing chemicals daily.

"I wanted to see the looks on their faces, " Katherine said.

Either allow water bottles back, Katherine urged, or install "down- pour" systems used in office water coolers.

She took her results to the Board of Directors with an eye-opening PowerPoint presentation.

Administrators quickly replaced the spigots and casing at three of the water fountains and custodians gave them

all a thorough cleaning.

More call centres are providing water in lunch rooms now, but the ban on water bottles remains.

"It was a great lesson. We don't always see things in and about the company that are in need of repair,

" said a co worker, adding, "You'd be surprised how


Company: Paradise Canyon Vacation

Country: Canada   Province: Alberta

Category: Traveling & Tourism


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