2015: Lab/Bench testing of blue barrel waste in conjunction with Kathmandu University

Dr. Michael Marsolek of Seattle University spent a month in Kathmandu meeting with Kathmandu University to set up a program to conduct lab/bench tests with samples of human waste from Everest base camp.

Testing may take up to 2 years and will confirm the performance modeling done in 2011.

More important the testing will deepen the collaboration between the Seattle team and the people of Nepal and will help develop a network of technical support for the project once implemented.

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