Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology)


Eawag is a world-leading aquatic research institute. Its research, which is driven by the needs of society, provides the basis for innovative approaches and technologies in the water sector. Through close collaboration with experts from industry, government and professional associations, Eawag plays an important bridging role between theory and practice, allowing new scientific insights to be rapidly implemented.

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Chandragirim, R., Renganathan, J. (2017), Small-Scale Sanitation Scaling-Up (4S) – Research Objectives & Experiences from On-going Field Work (pdf) • Size: 0.37 MB


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Evaluation of small-scale decentralized sanitation systems
The project seeks to provide sound empirical evidence for future small-scale sanitation sector investments in South Asia

Duration: 2015 - 2017

Eawag/Sandec is partnering with the Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai) and BORDA, Germany to carry out the first systematic assessment of small-scale sanitation systems in South Asia funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The main goal of the project is to provide evidence-based […]

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WASH in the context of maternal health and menstrual hygiene
Finding out the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda

Duration: 2014 - 2016

Research Question:
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?

Poor water, sanitation and hygiene service (WASH) provisions disproportionally affects women and girls due […]

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Blue Diversion Autarky, a self-sustaining grid free toilet
Development of technologies and prototype reactors for the on-site treatment of source-separated urine, feces and polluted water from anal cleansing and handwashing.

Duration: 2015 - 2016

“Blue Diversion AUTARKY” is the continuation of Eawag's RTTC project "Blue Diversion". In this new phase we will develop technologies and prototype reactors for the on-site treatment of source-separated urine, feces and polluted water from anal cleansing and handwashing.

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Determining the effectiveness and mode of operation of Community Lead Total Sanitation (CLTS): The DEMO-CLTS study
The study’s overall goal is to improve the behavioral change strategies used to eliminate open defecation.

Duration: 2014 - 2018

In the first phase, the elements fostering or constraining the success of CLTS will be identified.
In the second phase, a cluster-randomized controlled trial will be conducted to test variations of CLTS with or without these elements; against one another; and against an evidence-based, behavioral […]

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EAWAG Research Projects
Eawag is a world-leading, transdisciplinary working aquatic research institute. Fields of research in sanitation are excreta and wastewater management and strategic environmental sanitation planning.

Eawag is a world-leading aquatic research institute. Its research, which is driven by the needs of society, provides the basis for innovative approaches and technologies in the water sector. Through close collaboration with experts from industry, government and professional associations, Eawag […]

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Diversion for safe sanitation: Flushable urine-diverting dry toilet with on-site wash water recycling embedded in a concept of transport logistics and treatment
The squatting “diversion toilet” includes integrated wash water recovery for hand washing and toilet cleaning. It separates undiluted urine, dry feces and wash water. The used water passes ultrafiltration and is recycled for the same purposes.

Duration: 2011 - 2014

The squatting “diversion toilet” includes integrated wash water recovery for hand washing and toilet cleaning. It separates undiluted urine, dry feces and wash water. The used water passes ultrafiltration and is recycled for the same purposes.

This was an RTTC grant.

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Published resources in the SuSanA-Library


Faecal Sludge Management Workshop


This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for CAWST and Eawag-Sandec's Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management workshop. This is a two-three day introductory workshop on FSM designed for various sanitation stakeholders. In this workshop, participants […]

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