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 Post subject: “Church supplies tainted water to members for years”
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:07 pm 
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Though Aspencrest is not the largest recreational facility owned by the LDS Church, state records suggest as many as 600 campers are there during any given week. At least 90 Salt Lake-area congregations — each representing about 300 members — are assigned to the camp. Most girls between 12 and 16 will spend a week there each year; many young women return in subsequent years as volunteer camp leaders.

https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.15/corrup ... -for-years

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The spring from which Aspencrest draws its drinking water has a history of bacterial contamination. According to an August 2018 memo, the camp’s primary water source has tested positive for coliform bacteria since 1995. Tests reveal that the bacteria were still present as of June 2019.

Coliform bacteria are found in animal and human digestive tracts and feces, as well as in soil and plant material. Most coliforms are harmless, but federal rules do not permit them in drinking water because their presence indicates that the water may have been contaminated by fecal material. And potentially serious diseases can be caused by fecal contamination, including illnesses triggered by some kinds of E. coli, which can cause stomach cramps, nausea and diarrhea.

The camp was told to fix the problem by June 30, 2019 — but the state water department let it slide. Under normal circumstances, the state would note such noncompliance on Aspencrest’s public drinking water report card. If the camp accumulated sufficient points, either due to multiple infractions or because violations had been ignored for lengthy periods of time, its approval to provide public drinking water could be revoked.

By early July, the division had yet to add any infraction to the camp’s report card, even though the spring had again tested positive for bacterial contamination the previous month.

The article goes on to cite other examples of alleged negligence.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:04 pm 
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https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.15/corruption-the-mormon-church-supplied-tainted-water-to-its-members-for-years

I think Church Officials are able to skirt around health and safety regulations by uttering the phrase, "Is there no help for the bishop's son?" When heard by a sympathetic State regulator's ear, the sacred thumbs-up sign is given.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:45 pm 
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I'm not sure this is news it is well known that the church has been serving its members ____ from the beginning.

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