Innovative urine diverting dry toilet (UDDT) designs from East Africa

Muellegger, E. (2011)

Published in: 2011

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Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP) Issue 6, Article 2, pp. 10-15, Ecosan Club Austria

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Muellegger, E.

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Toilets are commonly not viewed as being attractive or interesting. They are normally designed only to serve a certain purpose - a function called excreta management, which is already unattractive by itself. In combination with the need to develop low-cost solutions, design is often neglected. In East-Africa urine diverting dry toilets (UDDTs) are constructed since almost 15 years. But still most of the UDDTs have a similar design with very view adaptations. The paper presents different designs of UDDTs which are based on experiences from more than 10 years of sanitation system planning in the region.

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Muellegger, E. (2011). Innovative urine diverting dry toilet (UDDT) designs from East Africa. Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP) Issue 6, Article 2, pp. 10-15, Ecosan Club Austria

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