Hygiene Bio-Toilet Model for Energy Generation
Sahane Sanchit J.
Bhane Mayuri D.
Pinjari Omika B.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology, Pimpre, Pune, INDIA
Abstract: On August 15, 1947, British paramountcy had left India with many wonders including railway which also called ‘veins of our country’ spread across every length and breadth of country. Indian Railways (IR) were being constantly criticized, as the discharges from toilets was laid on the tracks and this leads to environmental hazard. The toilet system in Indian Railways works in such a manner that the human faces and urine gets directly flushed on railway tracks through the hole on the floor of IR coaches. In current scenario, to deal with this issue, different systems like Controlled Discharge Toilet System (CDTS), Bio-toilet developed by IR engineers and DRDO biotechnologists, and Zero Discharge Toilet System (ZDTS) are extensively used. In this paper, a model of flush to energy is presented. The Bio-toilet system focuses on conversion of the toilet waste and biodegradable waste from station into energy which can be used for different purposes.
Keywords: Alert indicator, bio-toilet, flush to energy model, reservoir, sanitation of platform.
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