When 11-year-old Nic MacLennan’s backyard washed away two years ago due to flooding, he was understandably frightened. But the Colorado Springs youngster didn’t let his fear conquer him – instead he found a way to conquer flood damage. Testing, revising, and working relentlessly til he got it right, the boy won the Pikes Peak eleSTEMary …Continue reading 11-Year-Old Designs Flood Control Plan
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 completely alone in this or devastatingly old, and then let’s marvel together at the idea of an app for your smartphone that will help you …Continue reading New “Looie” App Promoting Clean Bathrooms – For a Price
State authorities have traced California’s largest wildfire so far this year, the Rocky fire, back to a faulty water heater. While officials don’t yet know exactly how the water heater failed, water heater fires are not uncommon, although they typically don’t cause such massive damage. One woman interviewed in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat claimed …Continue reading Water Heater Connected to California Wildfire
As many parts of the country either face or experience another drought year ahead, water conservation tips abound. Overall, many water saving efforts focus on using less, but there are plenty of ways to collect water that would otherwise run down the drain – like putting a bucket in the shower or a basin in …Continue reading How can I use leftover waste water to flush my toilet?
Shock Top Brewing is encouraging Californians to “drop a brick” in their toilets to help facilitate water conservation during the drought. The “bricks” are actually flexible rubber look-alikes, not clay bricks, which is better for sewer systems as clay can disintegrate over time and cause clogs, and cost from $5-$15 depending on how and where …Continue reading Beer Maker Advocates Dropping a Brick in the Toilet to Conserve Water
Even with prospects of a strong El Nino this winter to replenish water supplies, the drought in California is far from over. As the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” and the latest state rebate program will not only help to cut water usage right now, but in …Continue reading California Offering $30 Million in Rebates for Old Toilets & Turf
As with many third world countries, Kenya has its share of sanitation problems. One company, however, is working to change that. Not only by providing key assistance and education to the people of this African country, but also by empowering them to change their own sanitation habits – and make a living doing it.
Sanergy …Continue reading Toilet Franchise Cleaning Up Kenya’s Slums
In America, we have long taken the implementation of separate bathrooms for boys and girls in school for granted. Indeed, with the trend toward gender-neutral and family bathrooms in a wider range of public places, it seems unthinkable that the most basic of divisions wouldn’t exist in something so ubiquitous as a school. However, girls …Continue reading Separate Toilets in All Schools in India by Independence Day
courtesy of The Mirror
by Dan Howlett
You can really get up close and personal with nature at one resort community in Botswana. The Elephant Sands Lodge campsite is a place where elephants roam freely – even into your shower! Looking for water, the elephants here often drink out of toilets and showers when thirsty. …Continue reading Elephants take over resort bathrooms for a quick drink
Afrikaans – Waar is die badkamer? Waar is die toilet?
Albanian – Ku është banjo?
Arabic – أين الحمام؟?
Armenian – Vortegh e bathrrom.
Asturian – U”l ban~u?
Azerbaijani – Bathrrom haradadır?
Basque – Non dago bathrrom du?
Bengali – Bātharuma kōthāẏa?
Bosnian – Gdje je TWC?
Breton – Pelec’h eman~ ar priveziou`?
Bulgarian – …Continue reading THE Universal Plumbing Question – “Where is the toilet – bathroom?”