IWA 28:2018 Preview

Faecal sludge treatment units -- Energy independent, prefabricated, community-scale resource-recovery units -- Safety and performance

IWA 28:2018 specifies requirements and test methods to ensure safety, performance and sustainability of community-scale resource-oriented faecal sludge treatment units that serve approximately 1 000 to 100 000 people. IWA 28:2018 applies to treatment units that:

· primarily treat faecal sludge;

· are able to operate in non-sewered and off-grid environments;

· are prefabricated.

IWA 28:2018 does not apply to sanitation treatment units requiring sewer infrastructure, or to those requiring electric grid access during steady state operation.

Treatment units to which IWA 28:2018 applies exhibit resource recovery capability (e.g. recovering energy, reusable water, soil amendment) and are capable of being energy neutral or energy net positive.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 63
  • :
    ISO/TMBG
    Technical Management Board - groups
  • 13.030.20
    Liquid wastes. Sludge

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