Urine-Diverting (Dry) Toilet [Shada, Haiti] Pt 2

AIDG/Soil's 2nd Toilet in Shada

At the end of March, we and our community partner, SOIL, finished 2 urine-diverting dry toilets (a.k.a. ecosan toilets) in Shada, Cap-Haitien.

Here is part 2 of the pictorial how-to. You can find Part 1 here.

Building the stairs
Building the stairs.

Molds for the toilet holes and pouring the concrete floor

Molds for the toilet holes and pouring the concrete floor. Four plastic buckets are used to form the mold for where the toilet holes will be located for the 2 chambers. The concrete is poured and allowed to cure.

Lids for unused toilet holes
Lids for unused toilet holes.

Building the toilet house
Building the toilet house out of concrete block.

Finishing off the outside

Finishing touches. The roof and door are added as well as a few accents. The chambers are sealed.

Urine Diverting Toilet and Urinal
Urine Diverting Toilet and Urinal

Unfinished interior with urinal and 2 toilets (1 for adults, 1 for children)

Unfinished interior with urinal and 2 toilets (1 for adults, 1 for children). The simple urinal was constructed from cement with a wooden mold.

Urine collection drum and air vent

Urine collection drum and air vent. Hoses drain urine into the urine collection drum.

Pa jete fatra andedan twalet la!!!
Pa jete fatra andedan twalet la!!! Don’t throw trash in the toilet. Latrine design allows for natural light and ventilation.

Finished Toilet
Toilet finished and painted is ready for use.

Related Posts:
Tech Tuesday: Urine-Diverting (Dry) Toilet [Shada, Haiti] Pt 1
Communities We Are Working With: Shada, Haiti
Ecosan (a.k.a. dry latrines) from around the world

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