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Cleaning up the Ganges

While the country has made great strides in improving sanitation in the last few years, many in India still practice open defecation. One Hindu spiritual leader, known as Amma, made a $15 million donation to the Indian government to help build toilets and provide sanitation education to the poor along the banks of the Ganges …

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Touchless Kitchen Faucets Recalled by Lota Due to Fire & Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2015

Faucet recalled by Lota

Name of Product: Glacier Bay and SchÓ§n kitchen faucets

Hazard: The battery box used to power the faucet’s sensor can short circuit, overheat and/or melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately unplug and remove batteries from the faucet’s battery box and …

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frog from an Australian toilet The “delightful fellow” that keeps returning to Ms Friend’s toilet bowl in Humpty Doo. (Facebook: Desi Friend – via ABC Darwin)

While not a widespread problem here in the States, it seems Australia’s dry season brings more than the typical brown lawns and cooler weather…it also brings frogs, searching for someplace cool and wet when …

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It’s World Water Week! As the Stockhold International Water Institute begins its annual symposium, collaborating with individual professionals, agencies, governments, and advocacy groups, we would like to take a moment to review the theme this year – Water for Development.

2015 is the target year for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Although considerable …

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New "Looie" App Promoting Clean Bathrooms - For a Price Assemblywoman March Fong breaks a porcelain potty with a sledgehammer on the steps of the Capitol in Sacramento, California, April 26, 1969. Photograph: Walter Zeboski/AP

If you’ve ever heard of Uber or Airbnb, the advent of Looie probably won’t surprise you – and if you haven’t…Well first off, let us assure you that you’re not …

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