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Toilets At Any Cost – Sanitation concerns of the govt and UN agencies overlook the need for covered drains and disposal
by Sreelatha Menon – New Delhi, April 1, 2012

Published in the Business Standard, October 18, 2012

The census found recently that about 70 per cent of the population in rural India defecates …

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The Construction Defect Center is becoming increasingly concerned about Chinese made construction building products, that began flooding the US, since 2004, or earlier. The group’s new worry is Chinese made copper plumbing pipes, may not meet acceptable plumbing standards in the United States. The Construction Defect Center …

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The demand for water in Dhaka, Bangladesh is 2.4 billion liters a day, but the city can only produce 2.1 billion liters, according to the country’s Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA). According to other estimates, the gap between supply and demand may be even larger, AlertNet reports. …

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KIGALI, Rwanda — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the launch of a strategy to help bring safe, clean sanitation services to millions of poor people in the developing world.

In a keynote address at the 2011 AfricaSan Conference in Kigali, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation’s Global Development Program, called on …

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DALLAS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — IPEX Inc. and IPEX USA LLC(“IPEX”) and Counsel for the Plaintiffs in re: Kitec Plumbing System Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket NO. 2098 (N.D. Tx.) and the Canadian actions of Rosati, et al. v. IPEX Inc., et al., Ontario Superior Court of Justice, File No. CV-09-13459 and Cooke, et …

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