Toilet talk

POSTED BY: Mike Thee
PUBLISHED: Monday, August 20, 2012

PhilThompson_85Phil Thompson, professor and chair of civil and environmental engineering, was interviewed on KUOW's "The Conversation" Wednesday, Aug. 15. Thompson spoke about the Gates Foundation's efforts to reinvent toilets used in developing countries in order to help reduce diseases. He has been consulting with the foundation on this and other waste management projects. Listen to the report and hear what Thompson had to say--just scroll over to around 11:13, which is where the segment picks up.


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Phil Thompson, professor and chair of civil and environmental engineering, was interviewed on KUOW's "The Conversation" Wednesday, Aug. 15. Thompson spoke about the Gates Foundation's efforts to reinvent toilets used in developing countries in order to help reduce diseases. He has been consulting with the foundation on this and other waste management projects. Listen to the report and hear what Thompson had to say--just scroll over to around 11:13, which is where the segment picks up.

Posted by Mike Thee at 08/20/2012 12:21:48 PM