Science & Technology

New Smart Toilet to Prevent Water Pollution in Disaster Areasi
X
August 05, 2014 4:19 AM
Destruction of sanitary systems by war or natural disasters can aggravate the initial tragedy, causing disease and prolonged risk of death among survivors. A United Nations team is now developing a smart toilet for disaster areas, designed to protect the sanitation chain and prevent water pollution. Zlatica Hoke has more.

New Smart Toilet to Prevent Water Pollution in Disaster Areas

Published August 05, 2014

Destruction of sanitary systems by war or natural disasters can aggravate the initial tragedy, causing disease and prolonged risk of death among survivors. A United Nations team is now developing a smart toilet for disaster areas, designed to protect the sanitation chain and prevent water pollution. Zlatica Hoke has more.


You May Like

US, Brazil's Climate-Change Plan: More Renewables, Less Deforestation

Officials say joint initiative on climate change will allow Brazil, United States to strengthen and accelerate cooperation on issues ranging from land use to clean energy More

Video Blind Somali Journalist Defies Odds in Mogadishu

Reporting from Somali capital for past decade, Abdifatah Hassan Kalgacal has been working at one of Mogadishu's leading radio stations covering parliament More

After Nearly a Century, Voodoo Opera Rises Again

Opera centers on character named Lolo, a Louisiana plantation worker and Voodoo priestess More

This forum has been closed.
Comment Sorting
Comments
     
by: Mélanie Pouget from: France
August 15, 2014 8:32 AM
It´s a very good idea! I'd very much be interested to know if it works please and if you project to extend it to other countries, and also if you need young engineers to work on such projects.
Regards,

by: Providence Ndhlovu from: Gweru
August 06, 2014 7:32 AM
Best invention in favor of humanity in disaster and poverty stricken areas. thumbs up UNESCO-IHE