Skip to comments.Alert: FBI Investigating Threats to Midwest Water Supply Systems: “On High Alert”
Posted on 10/19/2013 3:31:23 AM PDT by Kartographer
Reuters reports that the FBI and other agencies are in the process of investigating multiple threats to Midwest Water Supply Systems. Specifically, the FBI has named Wichita, Kansas as a target, but utility facilities have also been put on alert in other Midwestern cities.
(Reuters) The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation learned of the threats in the past two days and has contacted the water supply facilities and law enforcement offices for the municipalities, said Bridget Patton, a spokeswoman for the FBI office in Kansas City, Missouri.
Patton declined to discuss the nature of the threats or the number of cities affected. She said investigators had been sent out in response to the reports, but offered no details.
We were made aware of the threat, Patton said. We have not been able to substantiate any of the threats.
Wichita city officials warned employees in emails to be on guard for suspicious activities. City officials also told residents the water is safe to drink and the public will be notified immediately if this changes.
Wichita Police Lieutenant Doug Nolte said Friday that the city had taken steps to keep the citys water supply safe, but would not describe what measures had been taken.
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Funny how all these new terror threats are emerging after Obama has been elected for a second term
I'm sure the public will be the first to know--especially if they drink the water...(duh!)
Oh wow, man ... check out the colorful black man .... dude!
Near-riots because of EBT cards shutting down...
The Arkansas power grid flickers...
Water contaminated in Kansas...
But hey, Monday Night Football...
Google “raccoon roundworm” and you’ll see how a bio attack could kill and injure millions in the grossest ant most cruel way. If you don’t have a filtration system on your city water such as a big berk, you are at risk of encysted infection.
Just saying... There is a fairly new and large Moslimb center located there
Muslims been there for years. WSU’s engineering program is rife with them. Theres a huge mosque/ life center near K96 just off of Woodlawn. Scary thing is I dont know if most Wichitans know where their water comes from but I sincerely hope there is more agressive policing in that area. fortunately mid easterners would stick out like a sore thumb in that area of Kansas. (not that all of them are mid east types).
What? Another guy was found pissing in the reservoir?
Oooo, hadn’t seen THAT one, thank you!
Last term it was transparency. This term it's flexibility. Another day, another planned crisis to secure his third term.
We should all look at the shelves for ammo in our local sporting goods store, at the grocery store shelves in Louisiana when the EBT cards showed no limit, at our stores when storms are predicted locally, and at gaps in what we already have in our own homes. Ammo supplies are still nowhere near normal, nor are the prices. If things get rocky, I don’t think store shelves will recover any faster than ammo has. Even if we get back to a normal supply system, the demand curve will have changed. After even a medium glitch, those with money will start stocking up any time they see long shelf-life items in the store, and many will change their discretionary spending to have money for reserve food.
Spam, canned tuna and other canned meats? They will not last long enough to hit the shelf.
Bottled water? Same.
Rice, pasta, potato flakes, flour, beans? Same.
Canned stew/chili, MREs, camping foods, and other storable, prepared meals? Same.
Vegetable markets may recover relatively quickly (except that canners and dehydrators will increase their demand for fresh veggies), along with meat and dairy, but a full recovery will take a LONG time - until the latecomers reach the levels recommended by the LDS church. My supplies are based on the assumption that a temporary supply disruption will produce a long-term demand disruption, and I think that is entirely realistic.
Did they catch a miscreant pissing into a reservoir and his buddies throwing “objects” into the water?
Probably CIA or NSA. Those guys never get along.
Thanks for the alert, Kart. We go to Wichita once in a while, so this sends chills up the spine big-time.
For those who wish to go original sources, the ones cited by Slavo are these:
AND the demonic terrorists know how to harvest and cultivate and release the deadly water-born bacteria in fresh and salt water. The confluence of end times data points should have folks’ hair standing on edge in anticipation.
Some may find this summary useful:
There is a pattern of recent threats which have occurred which people should become aware of so they may connect the dots for themselves and prepare spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically in whatever way they believe is appropriate:
* The recent EBT glitches and announcement that there will be an EBT funding cut-off on November 1.
* The power grid in Arkansas was tampered with.
* The power grid shut down simulation [will it be simulated or real?] involving the governments and many power generation companies of Canada, US, and Mexico in November.
* A NEW THREAT:
REPORTS from Kansas news sources state that there have been threats to the water supply of WICHITA KANSAS and other Midwestern states.
For a discussion of possible implications of this threat, see:
I kept using the water out of the faucet. That is where I made a mistake. If the water had been polluted, I wouldn't have known it until the next day when the paper was delivered. I had plenty of stored water and should have used it as I KNEW that stored water was safe.
If water in the pipes goes away, I'll still have safe water. I have a 55 gallon water barrel next to a downspout and there is a diverter in the downspout so when it rains, I can let really dirty water go down the downspout until the rain has cleared most of the bad stuff off the roof, then divert the water into the rainwater barrel. I can purify that water by putting it through my Big Berkey water purifier and have good water.
I also have the WaterBob to put in a tub and it holds 100 gallons of good water.
Then, there is the 250,000 gallon swimming pool about 20 yards from my front door and my Big Berkey will turn it into good water.
SO, I DIDN'T HAVE TO USE PIPE WATER. I also have camp showers to put my source of water in and hang one at my kitchen sink for running water, hang one in a tub or shower, hang one at the bathroom sink. That makes running water in those places.
I had all that, and still used the water out of the faucet. Don't make the mistake I did. If there is any possibility your pipe water may not be good, use your other sources of water and put it through a water purifier if necessary.
I also keep 24 gallons of Ozarka bottled water at all times. Those bottles stack on each other so it doesn’t take much room to store them. I stack two together - three stacked is pushing it as they become slightly unstable with three stacked up.
The confluence of end times data points
I have 24 gallons of bottled water stored next to the holding tank, which is next to the hot water heater.
Mine is called crystal o and comes in a cardboard carton of 3 gallons each. I stack them up to 3 tall by alternating the direction 90 degrees for each level.
That is topped of by the individual bottles wrapped in clear plastic because the space wasn’t tall enough to hold 4 levels of the gallon sized.
“Mine is called crystal o and comes in a cardboard carton of 3 gallons each. I stack them up to 3 tall by alternating the direction 90 degrees for each level.”
Each one of mine has an indention in the bottom of it and another one’s top fits in that indention - it was made to stack them this way. The jugs are also heavy duty so they are not going to break down. If I emptied one, I’d keep it to put more good water in when I got more.
Really, if water goes away, millions are going to die from drinking any kind of water they can find.
This is true. Shelter and water numero uno where we live and food a very very close second. That’s why I am always looking for redundancy in water.
In addition to the stored 24 gallons, there’s the hot water heater and holding tank which could be drained. A generator which can be used to run the well pump. A manual bucket to use as a last resort.
Rain barrels and 5 gallon buckets of rain water outdoors. Addition of 4,000 gallons of water for the pool to use on plants and/or drink.
Still want to get one more way to turn on the pump. Solar or wind power of some kind maybe. Can’t spend thousands of dollars though.
I have plenty of water purification tablets and several filters as well as instructions for building your own if you are caught out in the woods.
Instructions for building a solar collector, purifying through condensation, using bags on leaves etc.
My theory is that you can never have too much redundancy when it comes to clean water.
Probably ought to look into having some kit on hand to be able to test the well water too, just in case there is contamination in the aquafir system that gets into our well.
NOTE The following text is a quote:
KC Man Charged With Extortion Related To
Threat To Contaminate Water Supply
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was charged in federal court today with attempting to extort money from the FBI related to a threat to contaminate the public water supplies of Kansas City, Mo., St. Louis, Mo., Wichita, Kan., and Topeka, Kan.
I want to assure the community that our water supply is safe, Dickinson said. We dont believe there was ever a credible threat to public health and safety. There is no evidence that anyone actually possessed any chemicals to contaminate public water supplies. The chemicals were as fictional as the conspirators in this imaginary plot.
We must nevertheless take such threats seriously, Dickinson added, and prosecute those who not only make threats, but attempt to illicitly profit from them.
Manuel Garcia, 69, of Kansas City, was charged in a federal criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo. Garcia was arrested today and remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing.
According to an affidavit filed in support of todays federal criminal complaint, Garcia made several telephone calls in which he claimed there was a threat to contaminate the public water supply of Kansas City, St. Louis, Wichita and Topeka. An FBI agent recognized Garcias voice on the phone calls, and agents contacted Garcia on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.
Garcia told the federal agents that two of his acquaintances, named Raul and Shariff, were going to carry out the plan to put an unknown chemical into the water supply of the four cities. They had tested their plan out on some horses, Garcia said, and the animals went into convulsions and died. Garcia stated that for $10,000 and a grant of immunity he would attempt to locate Raul and Shariff.
The affidavit alleges that Garcia called the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department 9-1-1 Emergency Tips Hotline on Oct. 15, 2013. Garcia allegedly claimed that the water supplies of Kansas City, St. Louis, Wichita, and Topeka, Kansas would be contaminated in the next 10-15 days with an unknown substance contained in four 55-gallon tanks. The 9-1-1 operator asked about an officer returning the call and Garcia hung up.
On the same day, the affidavit says, Garcia called the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Joint Support Operations Center in Washington, D.C., with the same threat.
Garcia allegedly called the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department 9-1-1 Emergency Tips Hotline again on Oct. 22, 2013.
An FBI agent recognized Garcias voice on all three phone calls, the affidavit says. Garcias residence is close to the exact location the cellular tower system identified as the vicinity from which one of the calls originated.
Dickinson cautioned that the charge contained in this complaint is simply an accusation, and not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charge must be presented to a federal trial jury, whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Casey. It was investigated by the FBI.
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