A toilet is something that you use every day without thinking about how it works or where it came from. Many people take a toilet for granted. If it were not for the toilet we would still have to use chamber pots, which were medal or ceramic bowls that you used then emptied out with you...
toilet is a plumbing fixture used for defecation and urination. Modern
toilets consist of a bowl fitted with a hinged seat and are connected to
a waste pipe where the waste is flushed. Flush toilets are connected to
a nearby septic tank or more commonly to a sewer pipe, which is then
connected to a sewage pipe system. The water and waste from many
different sources is piped in a large pipe to a more distant sewage
treatment plant, where it is filtered. There is a lot more to it than
just waste going in and water washing it...