In the 1940s, the Walt Disney Studios produced a series of educational films on sanitation and hygiene promotion for developing countries. The films, in the Health for the Americas series, were aimed at Latin America. They were commissioned by the now defunct Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs (CIAA), which was later renamed Office of Inter-American Affairs (OIAA).
- Re: Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries (AIT, Thailand) - by: denniskl December 18, 2014Don't be disheartened Thammaratt:) Systems may seem similar (to me, as an outsider they do) but clever tech is not the issue anyway - it's suitability for purpose and culture, mass distribution and high volume usage uptake via even cleverer marketing, financial support systems, entrepreneurial models and distribution, installation, servicing and ma […]
- Re: Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries (AIT, Thailand) - by: denniskl December 18, 2014Hi Daniel, Very interesting - and as a non-techie, Thammaratt's system does seem to be very similar, although maybe the thermophilic septic processing part is different? Can you explain the volumes that can be processed - I see mention of 800 students and 4 units, so can obviously cope with 200 students per day, but what is the volume limit per unit per […]
- Re: Closed loop recycling of flush water through ABR and Constructed Wetland? - by: denniskl December 18, 2014Chris yes it does seem sensible to re-use blackwater as toilet flush greywater (after on site processing) in a continual loop, topped up as required from rainwater collection systems, other greywater diversions or mains as the case may be. How much treatment and to what level of pathogen kill is required for this type of re-use? 100% or lower? I guess the qu […]
- Re: Questions on Faecal Sludge Management (calorific value of faecal sludge using bomb calorimeter), Bangladesh - by: BJWard December 18, 2014Hi Progga, We recently published a paper where we measured the calorific value of chars made from fecal sludge, and used the ASTM method D2015 (Standard Test Method for Gross Calorific Value of Solid Fuel by the Adiabatic Bomb Calorimeter). The ASTM method is here: law.resource.org/pub/us/cfr/ibr/003/astm.d2015.1996.pdf I've also attached the paper so t […]
- Re: Toilet certification - by: AquaVerde December 18, 2014honesty
- Re: Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries (AIT, Thailand) - by: denniskl December 18, 2014
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