A Leaky Water Faucet Wastes 2,000 Gallons of Water a Year.
Sir John Harrington designed the first flush toilet. That's why we call it using the "John".
Over 1 Million Americans do not have Indoor Plumbing!
There's more bacteria on your smartphone than on the average toilet!
Crepitus was a Roman God of Flatuence. (Or was he?)
Chicago is home to the first sewer system. A system that predated indoor plumbing as we know it.
Thomas Crapper was an English plumber who held 3 patents to improve the water closet, including the floating ballcock.
The average person spends 3 years of their life on the toilet.
One third of Americans flush the commode while still seated. (How do you avoid the splash?)
Today's toilets use 1.6 gallons of water or less per flush, compared to the 3.5 to 5 gallons per flush prior to the 1990s.
The first gravity fed aqueduct was built in 312 BC to bring fresh water to Rome.
Squat toilets are common in many Asian countries and African villages. Some doctors claim squatting is more effective and better for your health.