We all use them but seldom talk about them. At Milaap, we were looking through facts about toilets and sanitation and we found a whole lot of interesting material. We chose a mix of hard reality and fun facts about toilet you should know! The flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington in 1596 for Queen Elizabeth I. He was originally barred from the Royal Court, but after his invention, he was allowed back. Whet your appetite for fascinating facts about toilets? Let us look at 5 more. 1) Talk about unequal: An average toilet uses about 8 liters of clean water per flush. At the same time, 2.5 billion of the world’s population lacks access to adequate sanitation facilities.2) It kills by the lack: Lack of suitable toilets and sanitation kills approximately 1.8 million people a year, many of them children.3) It's a simple step: An estimated 801,000 children younger than 5 years of age perish from diarrhea each year, while improved sanitation reduces diarrhea morbidity by 37.5%. 4) The early toilet: A toilet was found in a Chinese tomb which dated back to 206 BC.5) They can be fatal: King George II of Great Britain died falling off a toilet on the 25th of October 1760. Ouch!You can also help people build toilets, improve hygiene, bring dignity and privacy by funding construction of toilets in households.
5 Facts About Toilets You Need To Know!