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Let Inga Tell You: Taking care of business

Let Inga Tell You: Taking care of business


I can't believe that after nine years and 300 columns I've never written about toilets. Well, actually I did, but it was about these new high-tech ones that have no obvious flush mechanism, like, say, a handle. In my view, they should be banned from guest bathrooms.

But today we're addressing low-flow toilets, a topic near and dear to all Californians' hearts since we have the strictest flush laws in the country. All toilets sold in California have to meet low-flow efficiency standards requiring they use no more than 1.28 gallons per flush.

Of course, given California's perennial drought problems, water conservation...