Vandals tampering with taps


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I've got a bunch of bathroom taps I installed in the normal way. I have been having a problem with vandals using all their body weight to move them in order to flood the facilities. This is a daily occurrence and means I have to redo the seal everyday to stop it dripping. What adhesive would everyone recommend to stop this from happening? I need something as strong as possible to stop these 16 stone+ lads from shifting the things! Thanks in advance.
 
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Cameras carefully positioned to ensure that there are no "modesty" issues (for those who don't p*** in the basins) and relentlessly forceful prosecution of the culprits, their parents for cost recovery, permanent exclusions...

Basically, people who do that have, to my mind, deliberately chosen to not behave in the way that society requires them to behave, and have thus forfeited their membership of society.
 
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Cameras carefully positioned to ensure that there are no "modesty" issues (for those who don't p*** in the basins) and relentlessly forceful prosecution of the culprits, their parents for cost recovery, permanent exclusions...

Basically, people who do that have, to my mind, deliberately chosen to not behave in the way that society requires them to behave, and have thus forfeited their membership of society.
Unfortunately I'm not in charge of sanctions, those that can be caught are and punished severely. Cameras are already up and the area monitored with regular patrols. This is an inner city school, often there are no parents around to pay. Do you have any maintainance advice?
 
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Hi and welcome.

The only sure way is to have someone monitoring the washbasins when they are in use, if the vandalism is happening at those times.

If it is at other times, Is there anyway you can turn off the water before it reaches the taps from somewhere inaccessible to those who might be causing the problem?

This means of course, someone will need to be available to turn them on and off when required.

To be honest "this ain't your problem," I can see you're a responsible person and want to solve it, but I'd "push it up the line" and insist on help clearing up the mess. Those in authority sometimes shut their eyes to such situations. This could be just one symptom of a general lack of discipline at the school. That's not your problem.

I'd suggest that the school could make someone in each class a "washroom monitor," a bit of authority sometimes helps.
But really it's the school's problem and one of the staff should do it in turns.
 
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Not really feasible, it's in a busy school and the only shut off is under the sinks behind individual panels, there are 4 separate brake times throughout the day. I'm not lying down on a p*** soaked floor that often! I just want a way of reinforcing them.
 
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Hi, I don’t know whether this will help. Two suggestions. There should be taps on the market which emulate that of the water provided in drinking fountains. These I imagine would be less tall and therefore have less leeway or purchase power to push over if that makes sense. Either that or contact a local metal fabrication specialist and get some bespoke metal brackets attached to the wall with long 100mm screws that hold the lower shafts of the taps steady. Perhaps made of high tensile steel. This would be fairly cheap to make and install. Good luck
 
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I had this very problem when running a bus depot years ago, lucky for me the feed line valves had a recessed key so when the specific crowd came in I could head off these problems. Back in the '80's one jerk was attempting to make a no 2 in the sink, it couldn't support his weight and broke free from the wall. As the paramedics were carrying him out I had a remark for him. ;)
 

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