Resource Archive – 2015

Bio-based Sanitation Technologies: The Landscape in India

STeP or Partner: STeP
Country of focus: India
Published date: December 2015

Brief description:

Partners aiming to commercialize and launch novel sanitation technologies will likely wish to understand the current technology landscape. This study undertook a secondary data review and analysis of bio-based waste treatment technologies to provide background and context around existing bio-based solutions in India. Many of these bio-based waste treatment technologies are aimed at building owners/developers as well as individual households, making these technologies potentially relevant competition for the SURT or MURT.

Wastewater Treatment Technologies: The Landscape in India

STeP or Partner: STeP
Country of focus: India
Published date: December 2015

Brief description:

Partners aiming to commercialize and launch novel sanitation technologies will likely wish to understand the current technology landscape. This study undertook primary and secondary research to develop an illustrative inventory of companies selling decentralized wastewater treatment technologies in urban India.

Public school toilets: An Indian Market Landscape

STeP or Partner: STeP
Country of focus: India
Published date: November 2015

Brief description:

This study was conducted to better understand the market opportunity for sanitation solutions in the public school toilet market in India. With ~1.5 million schools in India, the public school toilet market represents a sizeable opportunity for the SURT or MURT, especially in states facing challenges to meet Swachh Bharat: Swachh Vidyalaya sanitation targets. Partnerships are likely to be particularly important to access this use case.

Apartments in India: Small Scale Survey

STeP or Partner: STeP
Country of focus: India
Published date: August 2015

Brief description:

Understanding the features of apartment housing in target settings will be important to designing and testing systems. This study undertook a modest mixed methods qualitative/quantitative study to identify and assess structural features in the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu to provide insight into the suitability for installation and testing of new sanitation technologies.