By Ramsey Cox
The resolution also points out that more than 2.5 billion people around the world live without adequate sanitation facilities, which is the leading cause of infection.
Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) sponsored the resolution, which designates March 11, 2013, “World Plumbing Day.”