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Clean Water, Green Water

Taking a cue from the digestive physiology of a cow, ECOSTP is treating sewage water and finding takers

At its core is water treatment, but the process is unique. Bengaluru based start up ECOSTP Technologies converts "bad water into good water using the cow stomach mechanism".

A large part of sewage water in India is untreated, so the solution lies in sewage treatment plants (STPs). But conventional STPs, says Tharun Kumar, one of the four co founders of the company, "need power and that too, in most cases, thermal power". The start up offers a 'Zero Power Zero Operator' option, based on how a cow's stomach functions. "A cow's stomach has four compartments which help it

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