Metal Drum Washing Station
Metal Drum Washing Stations are repurposed metal drums fitted with a sink and a faucet.
Metal Drum Washing Stations are repurposed metal drums with a sink embedded in the top. A simple water source, like a hose, connects water to the faucet and used water and soap waste is collected in the drum. It has been prototyped and implemented by the Philippine Army.
The product has been implemented by the Philippine Army in the southern region of the country.
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
The product is being manufactured for use by the Philippine Army and general public stationed at or passing by quarantine control points.
Soldiers in the Philippines Army used discarded metal drums to manufacture the washing stations in the Southern Tagalog region. The products are then distributed to various quarantine control points in the context of COVID-19.
The product is distributed by the Philippines Army to quarantine control points in the context of COVID-19.
Material the station is made of
Mechanism which dispenses water
Is there an attached soap dispenser?
Volume of water used each time hand washing
Metal drum washing stations are repurposed metal drums fitted with a sink and faucet. A hose connects water to the faucet and used water and soap waste is collected in the drum water flow is controlled by a pedal at the bottom of the drum instead of a spigot, so users do not need to use their hands to operate it.
Provided by the Philippines Army
Specified performance targets include: hands-free, affordable, portable
No third-party organisations, only testing performed by the designer.
No known safety hazards are related to this product.
Soap is also available to users for use at the metal drum handwashing station.
Youtube video featuring Bamigbos Adams who manufactured a version of the metal drum washing station in Lagos.
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