Prototype Update, 26 July 2017

Prototype Update, 26 July 2017

Solids System Update: TOWR Trailer Unit Opens to Users on RTI Campus

North Carolina, United States

Early in July, the Toilet with Onsite Waste Remediation (TOWR) trailer, a research endeavor jointly funded by US Army Natick and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, opened to the public for use. Users can visit the comfortable, temperature controlled Western style toilet, make “donations” and anonymously note their comments if they’d like.

Prototype Update, 12 July 2017

Prototype Update, 12 July 2017

Solids System Update:

North Carolina, United States

The Solids team has spent the majority of our time as of late working on the trailer mobile unit, getting a fecal processing system similar to the one in our lab, up and running and making improvements to the control logic.

UN-Water Releases 2017 GLAAS Report….

UN-Water Releases 2017 GLAAS Report….

Last month, UN-Water released their 2017 GLAAS Report (GLOBAL ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT OF SANITATION)

The report represents analysis from 75 countries and 25 external support agencies focusing on issues having to do with financing universal access to water and sanitation under the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).