2014 - Jointly conducted by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Biofilcom with facilitation by TREND
TAF Pilot Assessment by KNUST, TREND and WaterAid Ghana The TAF was tested on two different types of solar pumps produced by different producers. Recommendations The following recommendations have been made to ensure sustainability and scalability of the Solar Powered Pump: The supply chain arrangement for the solar panels must be made more clear to … Continue reading Solar Powered Pump in Akuapem North Municipality and Kwahu North District, Ghana
TAF Pilot Assessment by KNUST, TREND and WaterAid Ghana Ghana’s first slow sand filtration system was constructed in 1986. Slow sand filters (SSFs) are used to treat surface water for small towns where groundwater quality is poor. SSFs are mostly used along the Volta River where raw water quality falls within an acceptable range. The … Continue reading Slow Sand Filtration System in Central Tongu and Ho West, Volta Region, Ghana
The rope pump is a hand operated water lifting device made of locally available materials. It uses washers threaded on a rope to lift water inside a pipe to the surface.
The pour flush latrine is a toilet technology with a water seal that avoids problems such as odour and flies.
The Ghana Modified India Mark II is a manually operated pump that is suitable for installation on both hand dug wells and boreholes.
The Biofil Toilet System treats fecal matter on site. The design quickly separates liquids and solids. Waste water is filtered and drained into the ground. Solid waste is retained in a ‘digester’ chamber where it decomposes into compost.