Just when another German minister is forced to resign after being accused of plagiarism, two less well-known sanitation scientists have been put to shame for the same offence.
- Ventilation of pits for toilet blocks - by: JKMakowka November 21, 2017If you go for active ventilation, compartmentalization would make things more difficult no? However assuming the climate in Tajikistan can be quite cold, any kind of active ventilation in an unheated toilet can make it very uncomfortable to use due to the draft it creates at the drop-hole. Maybe it is better to improve the ventilation of the cubicles themsel […]
- Thank You, Maureen Amakabane - by: Amakabane November 21, 2017Diane and Elisabeth, It was a great honor to work with you for the six weeks. My vision is to improve sanitation in schools here in Kenya. I feel working on this project was a great opportunity for me to contribute towards sanitation related online content. I look forward to continuously contribute positively to improving online sanitation content.
- Ventilation of pits for toilet blocks - by: phreymon November 21, 2017Hi Dean, Thanks for your answer. I have to check the availability, cost and robustness of such a system in Tajikistan. For now, I was rather thinking of rotary chimney cowls. Any idea on the compartmentalization of the holding tank? Cheers, Philippe
- French start-up WéCo launches commercialisation of ecological flush toilets with waste-water-treatment in a closed circuit - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear Jorg, Thanks for introducting this new technology. On your website (French in English) the technical aspects are explained as follows: The flush transports the raw material (urine and feces) into a tank. The feces are denser and they will sink to the bottom of the tank. Then, a pump will push the liquid part and the little remaining solids into another […]
- menstrual cups, MHM work at PATH - by: cecile November 21, 2017Dear all, During a recent workshop on WASH in emergency in Senegal the presentation on MHM caught the participants' interest. In particular participants from NGOs working in Democratic Republic of Congo were keen on testing menstrual cups in their programs and enquired about where to purchase the products. I did a quick on line search and a review of do […]
- Ventilation of pits for toilet blocks - by: JKMakowka November 21, 2017