Developing a sustainable sanitation model has been one of the biggest challenges faced by growing cities in India. Over the last few years, the city...
India has around 7,000 towns with less than 1 million population and almost all of these towns do not have an efficient underground sewerage system connected to a sewage treatment plant. India’s first
Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP) built in Devanahalli, Karnataka has a potential to change that. Build through a partnership of CDD Society and the Devanahalli Town Municipal Corporation, the plant efficiently converts the toilet waste of a town of 30,000 into compost for farmers.
Fully underground gravity based FSTP doesn’t require electricity and creates compost to boost agriculture. This model of FSTP can be a low cost and effective solution for India’s sewage treatment problems.