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Decentralised Wastewater Treatment-India

 Sustainable Innovation for Rural Communities


The DWWT project is funded by the Scottish Government under the Hydro Nation Initiative ( interdisciplinary project aims to provide a better understanding and evidence base for the environmental and social benefits of decentralised,  energy and water efficient on-site wastewater treatment for rural communities. The project develops this understanding and makes an impact through the co-design of a decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system for a village in Southern India. The objective of the system in India is to move toward a closed loop system, recover resources, improves access to sanitation, builds social capacity and safeguard the environment. Watch this video to find out more:







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