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The convection stack - a device for ridding pit toilets of bad odorAuthor(s): J. Alan Wagar
Source: Forest Research Note NE-133. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOne of the common problems on outdoor recreation areas is that pit toilets smell bad. Flush plumbing is one answer to the problem. But pit toilets are needed in many places where modern sewage systems are economically or physically impractical. To reduce the smell of the pit toilet, one simple, safe, and inexpensive device that can be used is the convection stack.
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CitationWagar, J. Alan. 1962. The convection stack - a device for ridding pit toilets of bad odor. Forest Research Note NE-133. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
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