Devanahalli Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP)

Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) and CDD Society

Purpose

FSTP for safe treatment and disposal of sludge collected in septic tanks and pit latrines in Karnataka, India

Activities

Based on the need and interest of the town for setting up of appropriate faecal sludge treatment facility for safe disposal and resource recovery options several meetings were held among the project stakeholders – political leaders, community leaders, government, organizations working in Devanahalli linked to sanitation, and farmers to discuss and plan for the Project. The key stakeholders for the Project were Devanahalli Town Municipal Council (DTMC), Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society and Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA). Currently we have constructed an 6000 l/day capacity FSTP plant which has been operational since November 2015.

Technical Specs:
- Treatment process/Technology – Anaerobic digestion based
- Area of FSTP: 625 m2
- Treatment Capacity: 6,000 litres/day
- Households Served: 4,000
- Dried Sludge Generated: 35,188 kgs
- Total Sludge Treated: 821,900 litres
- Total Wastewater Treated: 405

Images

Image: Devanahalli FSTP

Location

Detailed location of main activity  Countries of activity

Further information

The FSTP is operated by Devanahalli TMC

Project development support came from from not-for-profit organisations:
- CDD Society
- Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA)
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Video: Learnings from the Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP) at Devanahalli

Contact information

Rajesh Pai
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Links

BORDA (Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association)
Bremen
Germany


BORDA e.V. (BORDA Overseas Research & Development Association) is a German non-governmental organisation, headquartered in Bremen with a network of local partner organisations in more than 20 countries worldwide. Since founded in 1977, BORDA is active in the fields of poverty alleviation, sustainable protection of natural resources and the develops, implements and disseminates decentralised sustainable technologies and social measures for water, wastewater, energy and waste. Currently BORDA is focusing on decentralized sanitation solutions for the poor in per-urban and urban areas in Africa, Asia and Latin America. To increase access to improved sanitation, BORDA provides demand oriented service packages including decentralised wastewater management solutions (DEWATS) and decentralised solid waste management (DESWAM). BORDA has regional offices in Tanzania, India, Afghanistan, Indonesia and México. BORDA is mainly supported by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development (BMZ) and the Hanseatic City of Bremen.

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