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Microbial Suldge Quality - MSQ

2016 - 2017 • University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)


Development of a field laboratory for process and public health monitoring of faecal sludge treatment


Development of a prototype of the field laboratory for process and public health monitoring of faecal sludge treatment, including
- development and testing of field-ready analytical methods
- assembling the lab protoype
- field testing the lab prototype in Malawi


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Development and field testing of a prototype of a field laboratory for process and public health monitoring of faecal sludge treatment

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Partners: Austrian Red Cross; Waste NL, Butyl Products Ltd.

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Johannes Bousek
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Georg Ecker
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Biogas systems Camps (emergency or longer term) Cities Composting, vermicomposting (solid waste), composting toilets Constructed wetlands Container based systems (CBS) Educators Emergency and reconstruction Europe & Central Asia Faeces or faecal sludge Fundamental research and engineering Global Greywater or wastewater Health and hygiene International NGO Operation, maintenance and sustainable services Other funding source or unspecified Peri-urban Practitioners Private sector, including social enterprises Product design and engineering Resource recovery Sub-Saharan Africa Technology comparisons Treatment of faecal sludge Treatment of wastewater or greywater University, education or research institution Urban (entire city) Urban informal settlements (slums) Vermifilters, vermifilter toilets WASH and nutrition

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BOKU University, Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control

The Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control at the Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment of BOKU University (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, or Universität für Bodenkultur Wien) is active active in education, applied science and research for water quality management. The institute is emphasising an integrated approach, the topics include a wide range of disciplines (e.g. water treatment technologies, sustainable water management, aquatic chemistry/microbiology, modelling, strategic planning methods).

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