The first five years of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan have been very successful with India attaining ODF status. Now the time has come to go beyond and make sanitation the viable economic and livelihoods opportunity it can be.
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Keeping washrooms, especially public washrooms, clean is not just about hygiene but equally about odour elimination. And the best solutions for this can be found in nature, not in a chemistry lab.
Visiting a public washroom is often something we put off unless desperate. And it is not just because of the lack of hygiene. The odours from public washrooms are often just as off-putting.
Winters are when you change your skin care routine and your diet to make sure the weather doesn’t get you down. But your septic tank too needs a winter care routine to make sure it can continue to function efficiently and effectively.
Wastewater treatment is essential not only to ensure that our groundwater sources are protected from contamination but also to ensure that scarce freshwater can be used for essential purposes only. And one big and often unheralded aspect of wastewater treatment is odour control.
The water crises that we saw across Maharashtra and Chennai earlier this year are an ominous portent for India. With reports stating more than 100 million people losing access to safe water soon, India needs to take drastic steps to preserve her freshwater sources.
Septic tanks can be an amazing tool in your journey towards a more sustainable future for the planet. But they too need TLC to ensure they can do their job well.
Water conservation is the crying need of the hour all over the world today. We’re entering into a future where cities globally are waking up to the prospect of dry taps. One way to prevent water wastage is to cut down on flushing of restroom urinals with our revolutionary technology.
Monsoons in India are not just harbingers of good news. They also bring a whole host of diseases with them including malaria, dengue and cholera. The secret to protect yourself from these diseases might lie in how you treat your septic tank.
The Swachh Bharat story cannot become reality unless we ensure manual scavenging is actually eradicated. And this can only happen when we change individual practises and upgrade India’s sanitation infrastructure. And when we make sure we don’t treat lives of sanitation workers as disposable.