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WAI Proposal in Contention for Kaua‘i Innovation Grant
February 11, 2021

A proposal from the nonprofit WAI (Wastewater Alternatives and Innovations), led by Stuart Coleman (Cohort VI), is being considered for an Innovation Grant from the County of Kaua‘i Office of Economic Development.

WAI team at their first installed Cinderella Toilet at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology at Moku o Lo‘e.
Photo courtesy WAI

Their “Wastewater Alternatives” proposal includes two pilot projects that will provide helpful sanitation options for Kaua‘i County:

  • Installing Cinderella Incineration Toilets in remote facilities in partnership with county & government agencies
  • Creating a new and unique option for cesspool replacement for homeowners, using a combination of Cinderella Toilets and a gray water recycling system

The public is invited to review proposals for the grants and provide feedback, which is factored into the selection process. You can view WAI’s full proposal and offer comment here. (Registration is required to submit an opinion.)

The deadline for public comment is February 22, 2021.

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