Toilet

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Governor Brown Signals Support For ‘Toilet-To-Tap’ Water Amid State’s Historic Drought

Governor Jerry Brown signaled his support for more aggressive water-saving measures Thursday in the face of the state’s historic drought, including a controversial plan to use recycled wastewater to replenish the drinking water supply.

05/21/2015

A wastewater treatment plant. (Dublin San Ramon Services District)

San Jose Mayor Pushes For Wastewater As Partial Solution To California’s Drought

San Jose’s mayor says it’s time to take a look at the water we flush down the toilet as a partial solution to California’s drought.

04/27/2015

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Where Are You Wasting? A Free Audit Can Conserve Water, Save Money

KCBS’ Mike Sugerman finds out where water is being wasted in his home after a free audit by San Francisco’s water agency.

04/27/2015

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California Imposes Tough New Rules For Efficient Toilets, Faucets

State officials took emergency action on the drought Wednesday, imposing tough new standards for toilets, urinals and faucets sold in California starting January 1st.

04/08/2015

Toilet Sink

Northern California Woman Uses Toilet Tank Sink To Save Water During Drought

Robin Weld has a toilet and sink in one that she ordered from Japan for about $100. While some say it sinks to a new low during the drought, she says it sometimes saves 10 gallons of water or more a day.

04/03/2015

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Porta Potties Set On Fire In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

Fire crews doused a fire at two portable toilets in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

02/01/2015

Golden State Warriors redesign planned SF Mission Bay arena after an old design drew comparisons to a toilet bowl (CBS SF).

Revised Golden State Warriors’ San Francisco Arena Plan Unveiled

After the original design raised eyebrows and even some comparisons to a toilet bowl, the Golden State Warriors unveiled revised plans for their future San Francisco arena.

12/10/2014

Artist's original rendering of proposed Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco Mission Bay in September. (Snøhetta)

Warriors’ Planned San Francisco Arena Looks Like A Toilet

Newly-unveiled drawings of the 18,000-seat Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco are getting plenty of attention, for the wrong reasons.

09/23/2014

water faucet

San Francisco Hopes Sexy Voice Will Help Save Water, New Ads Say Conservation Feels ‘Oh, So Right’

After a slow start, customers of San Francisco’s Hetch Hetchy water system are starting to conserve more, but if they don’t keep it up, The SF Public Utilities Commission says they’ll have to impose mandatory rationing.

06/23/2014

This March 5, 2014 photo illustration taken in Washington, DC shows the splash page for the internet site AirPnP.com. based on the model of shared rooms homestay AirBnB that now offers the nearest toilet. The idea came from two natives from New Orleans, Max Gaudin and Travis Laurendine , who "know the problem well" (finding a toilet), especially during Mardi Gras and its famous parade in Louisiana. The idea is to connect people in need with people willing to share their bathroom with the same system of pictures and notes that mutual AirBnB(bed & breakfast). The number of available places largely concentrated in New Orleans is 30. There are also some 120 in Europe. Proposals often come from bars, sometimes offices or individuals, offering free or $5 USD for occupancy . The system is accessible on the internet , the application for smartphones still developing. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Pee For A Fee’ Business Connects Bursting Bladders With Tidy Toilets

A newly-launched peer-to-peer service aims to connect people who are desperate to find a decent bathroom with available places to go.

03/05/2014

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