night soil


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night soil

human feces used for fertilizer.

night soil

(nīt soyl)
Human feces used for fertilizer.
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The reality was probably more like the past that Thomas Hardy describes, a world that featured fancy carriages as well as night soil vans, pauper's hearses, slaughterman's carts and overloaded hay wagons.
Also, it seems that the night soil came not only from the prison latrines but also from one or more municipal collections.
Tenders are invited for Providing, Installing and maintenance of temporary mobile toilets, bathrooms with washbasins and urinals with FRP structures having arrangements of water distribution, waste storage tanks of required capacity and disposal of night soil with housekeeping arrangements for pilgrims visiting Ambaji Mandir enroute to Ambaji Town during Bhadarvi Poonam Festival on turnkey basis.
Improvement Commissioners December 1, 1848 - two plots of ground set aside as depots for the night soil, manure and other refuse, one near the canal a little above Kings Mill with access via Commercial Street, Chapel Hill and Colne Street for the sale of the manure.
A study of manual scavenging in many places across the country has found that female manual scavengers as young as thirteen and as old as 75, typically illiterate, toil for long hours, carrying the night soil.
The veteran actor had recently drawn attention to the degrading practice in 'Satyamev Jayate', the television show he anchors, and showed how an estimated three lakh persons from the oppressed classes are still forced to clean night soil.
Even the night soil in the monasteries smelt the same," reminisced Dewan.
Eighty percent of thirty cities used night soil as agricultural fertilizer, while the remaining six dumped it into nearby bodies of water.
They were from the colony where once children with their unkempt hair, naked bony frames, running noses and large sad eyes played on filthy roads or jumped on trolleys used by their parents to carry night soil.
Tenders are invited for augmentation and refurbishment of existing cesspool/ night soil chamber at pramod nagar colony, under south dum dum municipality
Sanitation messages include the importance of using latrines and night soil disposal for example; food safety messages include heating up stored food properly; and rehydration therapy to treat diarrhoea includes a demonstration on how to prepare the rehydration solution WSS (water-salt-flour solution) in the absence of ORS (oral rehydration salts).
1 & 2, Night soil from Track at platform area including washable apron, Station circulating area, FOB, SM/ASM Chamber, Station.