Pourflush Toilet in North Atlantic Autonomous Region, Nicaragua

A view on how the TAF process worked, as well as the results of the assessment of the Pourflush toilet in Nicaragua.

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Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) in Agago, Pader and Kabale in Uganda

TAF assessment undertaken by WaterAid with Netwas Uganda The design of the Urine Diverting Dry Toilet facilitates the separation of urine and faeces into different compartments. The toilet pan or bowl is segmented to capture and drain urine at the front. Faeces are deposited at the back of the pan or bowl and fall into … Continue reading Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) in Agago, Pader and Kabale in Uganda

VIP latrine á Koudougou, Burkina Faso

TAF Évaluation pilote, par EEA, Burkina Faso et WaterAid Burkina Faso C’est une technologie d’assainissement autonome qui comporte un tuyau de ventilation servant à évacuer les mauvaises odeurs en provenance de la fosse. Les matières fécales vont directement dans la fosse, étanche, par le trou de défécation. Elles se décomposent lentement en anaérobiose. Les boues … Continue reading VIP latrine á Koudougou, Burkina Faso

Solar Powered Pump in Akuapem North Municipality and Kwahu North District, Ghana

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

Slow Sand Filtration System in Central Tongu and Ho West, Volta Region, 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

Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda

TAF Pilot Assessment by Netwas (U) and WaterAid Uganda The rope pump (also known as the rope and washer pump) consists of a continuous rope with washers spaced at equal intervals. The rope passes over a rotatable wheel at the surface. When the wheel is turned the rope passes down into the well below the … Continue reading Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda