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BSH Home Appliances Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015

Name of product: Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers

Hazard: The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: BSH Home Appliances Repair Hotline toll-free at 888-965-5813 from …

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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

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 contact Lota USA for …

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frog from an Australian toilet

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 all their normal hangouts have gone. That comfy, cozy spot, from a frog perspective, just may be your toilet.

Typically, the …

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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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