WW! is a science-based sanitation and safe water treatment idea and design operation, registered as a socio-entrepreneurial business. We design, develop, test, research and implement simple systems to significantly improve water quality using ecologically engineered microbial and wetland-based mesocosms. WW! is also interested in the conservation and promotion of natural wetland corridors as public infrastructure for water quality.
2011 - 2013
Floating community wastewater treatment in Asia
To design and field-test at village scale a simple cost-effective wastewater treatment system for floating communities in Southeast Asia. Floating “Pods” that use the microbial activity on aquatic plant roots are installed under the toilet of houseboats.
The socio-entrepreneurial start-up Wetlands Work! received a grant in Round 7 of the Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Challenges Exploration program. WW! has developed an individual household wastewater treatment system that uses floating “Pods” - similar in appearance to children’s wading pools - that are positioned directly under the toilets …
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