Toilet System

SATO 923w V-Trap Toilet System


Sato V-Trap was designed to effectively counteract the lack of sanitation in developing countries. The toilet system features a patented trap-door technology to reduce water consumption. In addition, an innovative diversion mechanism prevents clogging of twin pit latrines. The individual models have been consciously kept compact in their construction and reduced to their essentials in order to keep the material costs as low as possible.

  • Manufacturer:
    LIXIL Water Technology, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
  • In-house design:
    Daigo Ishiyama

Statement by the Jury

With its sophisticated, explicitly purpose-driven design and high functionality, the Sato V-Trap makes an innovative and significant contribution to improving sanitation in developing countries.