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  Urinals Vienna
Indeed, the ladies claim that humouring the three-year old terrors is akin to showing sympathy for the devil.
Buckling under duress, the owner of the facility has agreed to remove the urinals, so it looks like blokes won't be getting no satisfaction in the immediate future.
Originally citing fears of diminished earnings if he removed the urinals, he refused to be pinned down.
www.vienna-life.com /vienna/urinals   (301 words)

  breakmyface.com ~ Urinals
In a milieu in which glam-rock residue was abundant, the Urinals were as nudely uncostumed as the beach punk bands that would gush along in their wake.
The Urinals were formed in the Fall of 1978 by two UCLA film students (John Jones and Kevin Barrett) and a philosophy major (Kjehl Johansen) who happened to live in the same dorm.
By Halloween of that year their goofy faux-punk window dressing was gone, and the Urinals were creating a set of songs that pushed them straight into and through the wall of their technical abilities.
www.breakmyface.com /bands/urinals.html   (735 words)

 All About Urinals - Keidel Bath, Plumbing, Kitchen - Cincinnati, OH
A commercial fixture that until recently, was rarely considered when it came to bathroom planning, urinals are beginning to appear in homes as their advantages are becoming more widely known.
Urinals can be installed next to the toilet, although most women prefer to place it in a separate WC (Water Closet), or behind a partition.
Urinals can be made of vitreous china, stainless steel or plastic.
www.keidel.com /design/select/urinals.htm   (1086 words)

 This is NOT really about urinals
I had to pass the row of urinals to go from the locker room to the pool, and I always felt as if there were some ritual I should perform.
I was stumped by the urinal in the unisex restroom on the sixth floor of the University of Arizona's math building.
Inside were a sink and urinal side-by-side, and tucked in a corner was a stall containing a toilet.
www.math.uci.edu /~asilverb/urinals.html   (1666 words)

 Multimedia, TOUT-FAIT: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal
Models of urinals and other pottery products, such as toilets, were so basic and so infrequently changed that only freelance workers were needed to serve as modelers for the entire sanitary pottery industry.
The duplication of shape among these urinals speaks both to the minimal variation that occurs among urinals, and to the easy standardization of form resulting from their mold making process.
Note that the bottom and top of the urinals in 35B,C and 35D,E easily appear similar in size, scale and perspective view, whereas, in 36A, the stieglitz original photograph appears to be in one perspective view in the top half and in yet another camera viewpoint in the bottom half where the pipe connection rests.
www.toutfait.com /issues/issue_3/Multimedia/Shearer/Shearer07.html   (970 words)

 Waterless Urinals - Cleaning and Maintenance
Waterless Urinals should be cleaned at the same frequency as the cleaning of a conventional urinal.
The urinal surface is sprayed with the solution, and then wiped with a damp cloth.
Spray the urinal with a solution of water and disinfectant or an alcohol cleaning solution such as window cleaner.
www.waterless-urinals.com /cleaning-maintaining-waterless-urinals.shtml   (327 words)

 Green Campus Consortium of Maine
All of these urinals require the use of various amounts of lighter-than-water sealants that prevent odors from urine in the traps entering the room.
All else remaining the same, the cartridgeless urinals would appear to be the obvious choice but maintenance and sealant requirements are not the same.
In locations where urinal use is fairly consistent and predictable, a regular preventive maintenance schedule might be considered.
www.megreencampus.com /urinals.html   (1260 words)

 Urinal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Urinals with foot-activated flushing systems are sometimes found in high-traffic areas; these systems have a button set into the floor or a pedal on the wall at ankle height.
Urinals are usually associated with a commercial, industrial, or high capacity men's washroom, where they are used, together with toilets, for high throughput capacity, as part of an efficiently designed washroom architecture.
Until the 1990s, street urinals were a common sight in the city, and in the 1930s more than 1200 were in service.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Urinal   (2374 words)

Urinals can be built as separate buildings or as part of a toilet block, placed along the back or sidewall of the toilets.
The use of urinals may prevent the accidental fouling of the boys' toilets, which is in many cases the prime cause of unpleasant odors.
A boys' urinal consists of a urinal channel and a raised footstep with a slope that separates the urine channel from the concrete floor.
www.schoolsanitation.org /BasicPrinciples/Urinals.html   (412 words)

 Hall of Urinals, Urinators and Pissers
The remains of the urinal were later found scattered all over Crawford Place approximately 1 block away; no piece of the urinal was larger than a "D" cell battery at that point.
A man who was caught stealing urinal mints and placing them in his gym bag has been ordered to purchase a full case of the offending items, and carry them everywhere he goes for six months.
It is not known whether or not the urinal bandit actually learned any kind of lesson from this experience - or whether he had to carry the entire case or just stuff a few dozen of them in his garments.
home.att.net /~toyletbowlbbs/gallery1.htm   (710 words)

 FEMP Energy-Efficient Products: Designated Product - Urinals   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Siphonic jet and blowout urinals, which flush automatically at given intervals, can be configured with timers or sensors that avoid automatic flushing during unoccupied hours.
The 10-year Water Cost is the sum of the discounted value of water costs, based on average usage and an assumption that early replacement of the urinal occurs at the midpoint of a 20-year useful life.
Urinal use is assumed to be 30 flushes per day, 260 days per year.
www.eere.energy.gov /femp/procurement/eep_urinals.cfm   (774 words)

 The Urinals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Urinals were a three-piece punk rock band formed in 1978 in Los Angeles, consisting of John Talley-Jones on vocals and bass, Kevin Barrett on drums and vocals, and Kjehl Johansen on guitar and vocals.
The Urinals had a severely pared-down, frenetic sound, sometimes opting for no more than two chords in a song (for example, "Hologram" and "Ack Ack Ack Ack").
Barker left the group in 2006 and was replaced by Rob Roberge, whereupon the band changed its name again to The Chairs of Perception, a reference to The Doors of Perception, the concept that Aldous Huxley appropriated from William Blake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Urinals   (399 words)

 keyetv.com - Waterless Urinals Irk Philly Plumbers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The city's licensing department, whose approval is needed for waterless urinals, has not yet rendered a decision.
The mayor's office has stepped in to try to save the urinals, which use a cartridge at the base to trap odors and sediment as waste passes through.
Waterless urinals were introduced in the early 1990s.
keyetv.com /watercooler/watercooler_story_090101622.html   (426 words)

 The Straight Dope: What's the deal with urinals in women's restrooms?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They were introduced into this country from Europe in the early 30s (along with the bidet, which is still being made), and were intended as a convenience for women who did not want their delicate flesh coming into contact with yukky public toilet seats.
They came in both floor- and wall-mounted models, in the latter manifestation looking very much like men's urinals, and could be used either with stalls or lined up like their male counterparts.
Basically the urinals featured a protruding narrow bowl that the user was expected to straddle while facing the wall, having first lowered her panties and hiked up her skirt, whereupon she could do her thing.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a1_255.html   (399 words)

 Halfbakery: urinals
Fishtanks is at the bottom of the urinal with plastic or glass on top.
Urinal with classic target ducks scrolling across the backplate.
A whiskey named Revelstoke had the thermo-chromic urinal mint holders with naughty riddles to piddle on.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/urinals   (674 words)

 Newsvine - Austrian Removes 'Sexist' Urinals
VIENNA, AUSTRIA — An Austrian businessman announced Thursday that he would get rid of urinals shaped like a woman's mouth from a public toilet near Vienna's national opera, after facing pressure from politicians who demanded their removal.
The urinals, which are located in the "Opera Toilet," a lavishly decorated public restroom, feature thick, lipsticked lips, a set of teeth and a bright red tongue.
The urinals first made a splash during recent campaigns for national elections, as they were the only facility available near Austria's National Opera.
newsvine.com /_news/2006/10/19/407282-austrian-removes-sexist-urinals   (497 words)

 Sloan Waterfree Urinals Home
The Arizona Senate passed House Bill 2276 that requires waterfree urinals to be installed in all state buildings in an effort to conserve water in the state that is consistently plagued by drought conditions.
Model WES-1000 Waterfree Urinal is constructed of vitreous china and is a wall hung, wall outlet unit.
Model WES-2000 Waterfree Urinal is constructed of vitreous china and is a wall hung, wall outlet unit.
www.sloanvalve.com /waterfreeindex.htm   (338 words)

 The Urinals- Pure Negative Capability
The Urinals are one weird band to pin down.
Somehow the Urinals combine those elements: the two-note/two-line minimalism of Wire and The Fall, the can-barely-play falling-apart qualities of the Shaggs and Half Jap and the primal L.A. crunch and wail of Black Flag.
The Urinals demonstrate what can be done with so little "chops" and so few resources, yet also with so many ideas and a sense of imagination.
www.furious.com /perfect/urinals.html   (1072 words)

 Hold the Water
A conventional flush urinal has a “trap” in the drain filled with a small amount of water that — as long as it does not evaporate — prevents odors and sewer gases from escaping.
The urinal's trap insert requires attention, and on some models the liquid sealant can be replenished to prolong the trap's life span and effectiveness.
For no-water urinals to be most effective, it is important to select systems that use recyclable inserts and safer, biodegradable chemicals and sealants in the trap.
asumag.com /mag/university_hold_water   (1304 words)

 Urinals - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Los Angeles punks the Urinals formed in a UCLA dormitory in 1978.
Favoring jagged, blink-and-you-miss-them songs and a defiantly minimalist approach to melody, the Urinals established themselves as a singular presence on the L.A. punk landscape, even if their reluctance to perform off-campus guaranteed the band's existence remain a mystery to the populace at large.
In 1996 the classic Urinals lineup came back together to play at a Wednesday Week record release party and decided to make the reunion permanent, touring in support of avowed fans like Sonic Youth and Mudhoney.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/104/170/2/1041702.html   (336 words)

 kyw.com - Plumbers Union Pipes Up About Waterless Urinals
Though no pipe carries water into the urinal, the amount of piping eliminated is very minimal, said Jill Kowalski, executive director of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council in Philadelphia.
The fight over the urinals gets even stranger given that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, the city’s transit agency, installed a dozen of these a few years ago at its headquarters.
But it was only recently that the city licensing agency questioned the use of no-flush urinals, Maloney said, and threatened to take the transportation authority to court.
cbs3.com /local/local_story_089141747.html   (657 words)

 Waterfree Press
Sloan Waterfree Urinals connect to a standard drainline and use a proprietary cartridge installed at the base of the urinal, which holds a sealant liquid.
The Waterfree Urinals are environmentally friendly and cost efficient: Each unit can potentially save hundreds of dollars every year in water and sewer costs, offering a quick return on investment.
"Urinal" means a fixture that consists of a water flushed bowl, and any associated flush valve, and that is used for the disposal of human urine.
www.sloanvalve.com /186_2710.htm   (939 words)

 Toilets & Urinals
By replacing one high water use urinal with a zero water model, you can save an average of 45,000 gallons of water per year.
In addition to saving water and sewer cost, zero water urinals are an improvement over traditional urinals in both maintenance and hygiene.
High-Efficiency Urinals (HEU) are urinals that use 0.5 gallons per flush or less - at least one half of the amount of water used to flush the average urinal.
www.mwdsaveabuck.com /toilet.htm   (288 words)

 Waterless Urinals for Australia & New Zealand (NZ).
Waterless Urinals for Australia & New Zealand (NZ).
Every year billions of litres of precious drinking water are wasted in the flushing of urinals.
As the name suggests, the waterless urinal operates with absolutely no water, at the same time exceeding all of todays hygienic needs.
www.waterless-urinals.com   (110 words)

 Making Waterless Work   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The driving forces behind the university’s investigation of waterless urinals mirror those that have prompted interest among other facilities — primarily, concerns over the rising costs of water and sewer utilities, and second, the awareness of all facilities’ impact on the environment.
To gauge the performance and perception of the new urinals, the department collected and summarized comments, suggestions and complaints from university students and staff.
The odor associated with urinals of any type is more a function of urine on floors and surrounding surfaces than the type of urinal.
www.facilitiesnet.com /ms/article.asp?id=2442   (1249 words)

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