Supercritical Water Oxidation (eawag)
- Parnter Name
- Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
- Partner Type
- Technology Partner
- Contact Info
- Dr. Juri Lienert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Regularly Scheduled Required Maintenance
- Occasional fertilizer harvest to empty solids output container.
- Use Cases
- Single-stall Toilet
- Users per Day (Expected)
- Currently being designed to accommodate 10 users per day.
- Users per Day (Maximum)
- Type of Waste Treated
- Solids Processing
- Core Processing Technology
- Wet Oxidation
- Processing Overview
- Feces, toilet paper and some flushing water are fed into a small-scale, batch-processing supercritical water oxidation reactor developed by the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW).
Power & Control
- Energy Balance
- Solids reactor in early design and component testing, no data as yet.
- Currently in Active Development
- Commercialization Status
- In Development
- Commercialization Activities
- Field testing of feces treatment module planned for 2019.
- Intellectual Property Status
- Nutrient Reuse
- Nutrient recovery: >70% nitrogen, >80% phosphorus, >70% potassium and others
- Technology Development Milestones
- Field Tests for Feces Module
- TRL: 3 (2019)
- Feces module currently TRL 3. Field tests planned in the beginning of 2019.
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