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  1. World Toilet Day 2016

    World toilet day 2016, raise your awareness. A lot of people in the developed world take toilets for granted and it is easily done especially here in the UK where we have over 40 million toilets. The problem is for the 2.4 billion people who do not have any access to a toilet going is a serious problem for not...
  2. World Water Day 2016 - Flushking

    World water day 2016 - Water Aid WaterAid is an international organisation whose mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. It comes around every year and every year it becomes more important because it is a resource that most people and countries take for granted...
  3. What is World Earth Day?

    World Earth Day occurs on the 22nd of April every year and is the annual anniversary of what many activists believe to be the true birth of the modern environmental movement. A worldwide festival of environmental education, the motive of World Earth Day is to inform and educate the world's citizens about environmental issues. The first ever Earth Day began...
  4. Today is World Plumbing Day!

    Every year on the 11th of March is World Plumber Day. The international day is organised by the World Plumbing Council – an organisation that aims to develop and promote the image and standards of the plumbing industry worldwide. The main objective of the day is to inform and educate the public of the important role played by the industry...
  5. Toilet roll manufacturers dirty secret... How charmin'

    You aren't going crazy and it’s nothing to do with your post-Christmas diet, toilet paper really is running out faster. Toilet roll manufacturers have been meddling with toilet paper lengths for the past few years. Such pronouncements would have until recently, landed you in jail or even a spell in the stocks. It does sound insane but it’s actually happening...
  6. EU Standardisation of How Much Water A Toilet Flushes

      After research that has lasted nearly three years and costing in excess of £100,000, Eurocrats have decided to standardise toilet flush capacities across the EU! With the standardization meaning that a half flushwill be three litres, a full flush will be five litres and urinal one litre it is no better time to fit a FlushKING unit in your...
  7. Southern Water Metering Programme

    Southern Water are to install water meters across the South East. By 2015 the majority of their customers who don’t already have a meter will be provided with one free of charge. You can find out here when your area is scheduled by visiting Southern Water. Having a meter means you only pay for what you use and puts you...
  8. Thames Water wants More money from you in 2014-15

    Thames Water has asked its regulator, Ofwat, for permission to raise prices. It wants to put up bills by about £29 per household during 2014-15, but has asked Ofwat if it can spread the rise over more than one year. Thames water's external affairs director Richard Aylard told BBC News that the increase was needed because of the cost of...
  9. Action from Downing St. on Water!

    Downing Street has indicated that action on water bills is to be  announced next week to address concerns about high utility prices. A spokesman from 10 Downing St. said it wanted regulators to examine whether the market was delivering for consumers. The Oposition leader Ed Miliband has said the water industry should be scrutinised, alongside energy, to deal with what...

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