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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

Water Saving Tips And Resources

A list of resources for saving water indoors, outdoors, in the bathroom, kitchen, garden, and some Water Wisdom with which to impress (or annoy) your friends.

02/21/2014

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‘Toilet-To-Tap’ Water Purification Coming To South Bay

The source for Santa Clara County’s newest, cleanest and virtually limitless water is the new $68 million sewage treatment plant near Alviso, but the ultra clean water won’t be going into homes due to the stigma regarding recycled water.

07/22/2013

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San Francisco Spends $35,000 To Fund Eco-Friendly Public Urinal

The city of San Francisco spent a $35,000 Community Challenge Grant on a prototype public urinal designed to decrease public urination in the Tenderloin District.

06/05/2013

A man walks by the Oakland Police Department headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Public Briefly Allowed Back Inside OPD Headquarters After Toilet Pipe Flooding Problem

After reopening briefly Wednesday morning, Oakland police headquarters has been closed to the public again until further notice because of water damage caused by a plumbing problem, a police spokeswoman said.

06/05/2013

(CBS)

SoCal Man’s Arm Broken In Del Taco Toilet Scuffle

Montebello police Sgt. Julio Calleros says a 62-year-old homeless man was in a Del Taco restroom early Tuesday when a 64-year-old customer tried to enter.

02/22/2012

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San Rafael Woman Flushes Gold Necklace Away; Sewer Workers Find It

A San Rafael woman has her gold necklace back months after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet.

02/09/2012

Portable toilet fire damage

Suspect Arrested After SF Toilet Arson Fires

An arsonist burned several portable toilets in San Francisco over the weekend in what seems to have become an annual ritual in the city.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010

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