TITLE

The Flush Toilet

AUTHOR(S)
Kravetz, Robert E.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2009, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p552
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to the disposal of human waste in the U.S. It recounts how prehistoric people relieved their toilet needs and explores the water system for waste management and indoor bathrooms at the height of the Roman Empire. It highlights the invention of the first flush toilet by John Harrington.
ACCESSION #
36803368

 

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