eawag & EOOS reinvents sanitation with diversion-toilet

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The Austrian design firm EOOS together with the Swiss eawag aquatic research institute of ETH Zurich present a new sanitation concept: the 'diversion-toilet'. A modern squatting lavatory that can function without a water or sewer connection and collects the separated urine and feces for eventual treatment. Addressing the 2.6 billion people in the world without access to a decent toilet, this solution is both environmentally friendly and economically feasible, approximately 5 cents per day and per individual. Read more: http://j.mp/QTXLt1

On the occasion of World Toilet Day, The Water Network invites you to attend the Water & Sanitation Networking Event at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) on Monday, 19 November 2012 from 18:00 to 21:00.

The diversion toilet will be displayed to the public for the first time at the event venue. Thanks to our generous sponsors, registration to the event is free. Space is limited, please RSVP today: http://j.mp/QTXCFQ

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