ISO 30500, reliable sanitation system, and learn about exciting new developments in standardization to better manage our wastewater.

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ISO 30500 to boost global health in places without sewers

ISO 30500, Non-sewered sanitation systems – Prefabricated integrated treatment units – General safety and performance requirements for design and testing, seeks to provide general safety and performance requirements for the product design and performance testing of non-sewered sanitation systems for prefabricated integrated treatment units. It will apply to any integrated sanitation system1) that is not attached to a sewer.

In an integrated system like the ones covered by ISO 30500, the frontend collects, conveys and fully treats the specific input within the non-sewered sanitation system, to allow for safe reuse or disposal of the generated solid, liquid and gaseous output. The crucial distinction of this International Standard is that the backend is not connected to a networked sewer system.

ISO 30500 will contain criteria for the safety, functionality, usability, reliability and maintainability of non-sewered sanitation systems, as well as the system’s compatibility with environmental protection goals. It excludes guidelines for selection, installation, operation and maintenance procedures, or management of non-sewered sanitation systems, and neither incorporates nor substitutes for manufacturers’ instructions and user manuals.

Non-sewered sanitation systems can be used in a number of different places around the world. These include urban and rural communities without access to sewer systems and urban communities pursuing sustainable sanitation solutions. They are suitable for use in temporary or permanent settlements, including refugee camps, and are equally suited to both public or private use in isolated locations.
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Re: ISO 30500, reliable sanitation system, and learn about exciting new developments in standardization to better manage our wastewater.

Iso publish ISO 30500, a new standard for providing toilets please find attached Isofocous in below for further information

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Re: ISO 30500, reliable sanitation system, and learn about exciting new developments in standardization to better manage our wastewater.

Hi Mohammad,

Many thanks for the update on this, can you give an estimate of when a first draft of ISO 30500 will be available for us to see?

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Re: ISO 30500, reliable sanitation system, and learn about exciting new developments in standardization to better manage our wastewater.

Hi Esther

Thank you for your kindly mail , I had received ISO news letter and ISO 30500 is under develop , for more information you better contact with in charge officer Elizabeth Gasirowiski

I also send for you other attached (ISOfocus) for more detailed information. I hope these attaches will be helpful.

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