Water Corporation employees around the State will be paying to pee while at work on Friday, 18 November to raise money and awareness of World Toilet Day in support of the charity WaterAid.

While having a day about toilets may seem funny to some, there is a serious side to paying to pee.

Children die every day around the world due to unsafe water and poor sanitation as they don’t have access to a safe toilet. In fact more people in the world have a mobile phone than a toilet.

Toilets are also credited for having extended human life expectancy by 20 years over the past two centuries.

As Water Corporation looks after more than 16,000 km of wastewater mains and collects around 163 billion litres of wastewater each year, it seems a natural fit for it to be supporting this worthy cause.

This year World Toilet Day falls on Saturday, 19 November.  Every dollar raised will help deliver safe toilets and clean water for people in the world’s poorest communities.

More information on World Toilet Day is available at: http://www.wateraid.org/au/get-involved/itsnojoke/getinvolved

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