The Big Apple Turns Green for the Holidays, Kohler Saves Water at Charmin Holiday Restrooms

Kohler and DIY Network's Plumber Ed Del Grande to host press conference and

hands-on Q&A on water conservation in Times Square

Dec 12, 2007, 00:00 ET from Kohler Co.

    NEW YORK, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ --
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     The Charmin Holiday Restrooms are back in Times Square for the holiday
 shopping season and this year each of the 20 public bathrooms feature
 water- conserving toilets and faucets from Kohler Co., marking a
 significant decrease in water usage for the six-week period during which
 the restrooms are open. With more than 420,000 visitors to the
 family-friendly restrooms in 2006 and more expected during this campaign,
 these water-conserving plumbing products are estimated to save New York
 City more than 500,000 gallons of water.
     Triple Master Plumber and Contractor Ed Del Grande, host of the
 national how-to show Ed the Plumber on the DIY Network, and Kohler
 representatives, will share a behind-the-scenes look at these
 water-conserving toilets and faucets and speak to a number of other water
 conservation issues
SOUNDBITES: -- Ed Del Grande, Host of Ed the Plumber on the DIY Network -- Rob Zimmerman, Senior Staff Engineer -- Water Conservation, Kohler Co. B-ROLL INCLUDES: Press Conference with Q&A to follow***Water-saving flush demonstrations

SOURCE Kohler Co.