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Guest post byAarti Kelkar-Khambete

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The sanitation crisis and the recent evidence on lack of toilet facilities 

Recent evidence indicates that India is heading towards a major...

We often get asked about toilets— what is the difference between a VIP and an improved pit latrine? What is the actual technology that supports Ecological Sanitation? Good questions, and so we are introducing short videos on different types of toilets.

The videos are meant to provide a simple overview of the latrine, focusing on...

This study provides interventions to solving the sanitation crisis in the holy town of Pandharpur, situated on the banks of...

The sanitation systems studied are spread across the country. The study goes to Pratapnagar in Bihar to evaluate the success of the septic tank to Asalthpur in Uttar Pradesh to study the Ecosan (UDDT) toilet. Other locations in India include Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala.

The parameters chosen for evaluating the various sanitation systems included water quality, indicators for social...

Ecological Sanitation is a new approaching sanitation where there is minimal water use and where human waste can be used as fertilizer. It is a truly sustainable approach.

If you know of any such installations or projects please mail us at portal@arghyam.org

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