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April 29, 2024

Kiranjyot

Sanitation

Did you know that neglecting septic tank maintenance can lead to costly repairs and environmental contamination? Septic tank maintenance is essential for ensuring the smooth operation of household waste management systems. Traditional cleaning methods have evolved with technological advancements, offering more efficient and environmentally friendly solutions. In this article, we'll explore five modern-day innovations in [...]

June 22, 2023

Kiranjyot

Sanitation

Septic tanks are an integral part of many residential and commercial properties, serving as an on-site sewage treatment system. They play a crucial role in safely managing and disposing of human waste and other organic matter. Understanding the workings of septic tanks is essential for maintaining their functionality and avoiding costly repairs. A septic tank […]

Rice is the most consumed staple food in Asia. As the world population increases, so does food demand. The least expensive way to keep up with population growth is to increase rice output wherever possible. The difference between current and potential yields is still very substantial in many rice-producing nations. Consequently, efforts should be directed towards determining the root causes of this difference, particularly in the production variables and various aspects of crop management.

A conventional septic tank system performs the important function of holding and treating raw wastewater. Millions of living microorganisms, naturally present in the septic tank, play an important role in the decomposition of organic solid waste. After being acted upon by microbes, the effluent is dispersed into a soil leaching field to be treated further. Finally, the treated effluent is released into the environment. However, extensive usage of chemicals at home can affect the natural enzymes in the septic tank

A septic tank system is like a small-scale wastewater treatment plant that handles household solid and liquid waste flushed down the toilet and washroom. Bacteria play the all-important function of degrading organic solid waste in the tank. Thus, the right balance of healthy bacteria is essential for maximum system efficiency.

However, extensive use of various household chemicals disturbs the microbe ecosystem, leading to sludge-build up. Moreover, you run the risk of septic tank malfunction and associated issues such as solid waste accumulation, clogged pipes, bad odour and even groundwater contamination. It is, therefore, necessary to increase and maintain the safe and good bacterial population in the septic system. Adding bacteria to the septic tank can help achieve this objective.

A high percentage of the population in India do not have access to proper toilet infrastructure due to unaffordable cost, additional space required and the need for frequent fecal waste removal. Biodigester based mobile toilets, due to their compact size, can be installed at geographical terrains where conventional toilets can’t be used.