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2013-12-03 23:01:53

Rabbi/social entrepreneur David Mason and Rabbi/activist Micha Odenheimer have joined forces in Nepal to build much needed toilets for rural villagers. Mason's website CabinetHardware.org helps Odenheimer’s Israel-based Nonprofit organization Tevel b'Tzedek fund a toilet building project to improve health and sanitation for the Nepal’s poorest citizens. Nepal (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 CabinetHardware.org Founder Rabbi David Mason and Tevel b’Tzedeck Founding Director...

2013-12-02 23:24:04

The global market for waste and wastewater treatment products is expected to reach $53 billion in 2013 and $59.2 billion in 2014. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $96.3 billion by 2019, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 10.2% from 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, Mass (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Waste and Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

2013-11-26 23:31:06

The type of water involved in any water damage scenario will largely dictate how that problem is addressed. A water restoration professional explains. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on how to identify the type of water damage they may be experiencing. Knowing what type of water is involved dictates the manner of remediation and...

2013-11-26 23:20:29

CabinetHardware.org announced a new program to build toilets for villagers and urban slum dwellers in Nepal, where the lack of hygienic facilities is a top cause of illness and death. The fundraising campaign is a part of the Israel-based nonprofit Tevel b'Tzedek Fund Project. Nepal (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 CabinetHardware.org has launched a new fundraising campaign to help bring toilets to the South Asian country of Nepal, where poor hygiene and sanitation are a major cause of...

Inadequate Sanitation Is The No. 1 Topic On World Toilet Day
2013-11-19 14:50:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In declaring Nov. 19 “World Toilet Day,” the United Nations has symbolically made Tuesday’s No.1 priority raising awareness of inadequate sanitation for people living around the world. According to the UN, about 2.5 billion people do not have access to sufficient sanitation facilities and over 1 billion practice open defecation – a preventable routine that severely impacts public health. “We must break the taboos and make...

2013-11-17 23:01:18

Alongside partners UNICEF gets life-saving clean water to 200,000 people. (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 At least 200,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippine city of Tacloban and six surrounding districts are now receiving clean water for cooking and drinking, as the first water treatment plant came back to full operating capacity last night. Since Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines just over a week ago, the water treatment plant for Leyte district was only operating at...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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