Night Soil


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Night Soil

 

human urine and feces used as an organic fertilizer. Fertilizers derived from night soil contain approximately 7 percent dry matter, including 1.1 percent N, 0.26 percent P205, and 0.22 percent K20. They make up part of the content of domestic sewage. Night soil in the form of poudrette, obtained by processing with chlorine and subsequent drying, is a principal fertilizer for fodder crops, hemp, and potatoes; its use is prohibited for berry and vegetable crops. It is also used in the preparation of composts.

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Perhaps he divested himself of his regimental dress among the olive plantations near the prison, dropping the medal in the process where it then lay undisturbed until it was actually raked up in the process of spreading the night soil more than 12 years later?
That is around 25 crore households -- nearly 12 lakh in rural areas and 13 lakh in urban areas are dependent on manual scavengers to remove night soil from the latrines.
Without getting drunk it was impossible to dispose of the dirt, filth, the decomposed carcasses and night soil from the drainage in the town.
This design of bio-toilet results in no discharge of night soil on the track thus providing a hygienic surroundings in an around the Railway premises.
Contract Award for: Cutting Jungles and shrub, cleaning road, sludge, night soil from septic tank, sewage and similar hazardous substance including removing in yearly basis from the switch yard and residential area of Ullon 132/33 kV Grid sub-station under GMD, Dhaka-Central, PGCB.
Tenders are invited for Installation of Bio Digester unit in Community toilet at Rajaji puram and commissionering of unit based on night soil and other organic waste (30M3 x 2 Nos)
and burial of night soil in the newly excavated pits and back filling the pit after waste disposal etc.
Tenders Are Invited For Removal Of Rubbish, Night Soil And Deat Animals Etc.
Tenders are invited for Collection And Disposal Of Garbage And Cleaning/Emptying Of Septic Tanks Of Night Soil From Military Garrisons Of Awantipur ,Khanabal,Wuzur(Qazigund),Shopian(Balapur)And Transporting To Trenching Ground Using Tippers And Tankers Respectively
Tenders are invited for Collection And Disposal Of Garbage And Cleaning/Emptying Of Septic Tanks Of Night Soil From The Military Garrisons Of Awantipur,Khanabal,Wuzur(Qazigund)And Shopian(Balapur) And Transporting To Trenching Ground Using Tippers And Tankers Respectively
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Green Grass, Fresh And Free From Night Soil, Mud, Stone, Extra Root And Other Inedible Parts In Cdri, Lucknow
Tenders Are Invited For Removal And Disposal Of Rubbish, Refuse, Garbage, Night Soil, Dead Animals, Silt Etc.