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.
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.
LIXIL Water Technology, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA