An Israeli legislator proposed a bill to flush less water. Nahum Lagenthal proposed the bill, which requires toilet manufacturers to reduce the amount of water used to flush toilets. Cutting the necessary flush water by some 20 percent would help Israel’s worsening drought, suggested Lagenthal, a member of the National Religious Party.
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