History of Modern Toilet

History of the Modern Toilet The Romans came very close to the current idea of ​​the toilet with their system of public latrines with running water, which immediately flushed waste into a series of underground sewers. In this way, unpleasant odors were kept to a tolerable minimum. The collapse of the Roman Empire put this system into oblivion and for centuries the urinals were emptied out the windows shouting “Water goes!” This practice helped spread typhus and all kinds of infectious diseases. Her Majesty’s Toilet In 1596, Sir John Harrington, godson of Queen Elizabeth I, conceived a toilet connected to a water tank that carried waste when flushed. Alexander Cummings adopted a siphon, that is, an S-shaped tube, and it …

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