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New Smart Toilet to Prevent Water Pollution in Disaster Areasi
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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.


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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