Oral presentation day 3- Workshop on "Exchange of experiences in water resources management between Europe, China, Africa and Latin America"

Submitted by Water Team on 7 November, 2012 - 12:36

Please find the "Water Quality and Sanitation" power point presentations presented the third day of the 

Water supply and sanitation technology solutions in developing countries

Submitted by Giorgia Donin on 5 November, 2012 - 19:08
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Technological innovation and adaptation are integral to many of the water-saving measures, service extensions and sanitation system improvements that are urgently required in developing countries. Technical issues largely determine the costs of a given water-related project, and thus choosing the right technology is of paramount importance for the successful completion and sustainability of the project.

The problem of sanitation, specifically human wastes and excreta disposal in the developing world.

Submitted by Water Team on 5 November, 2012 - 15:46
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The objective of this course is to present the problem of sanitation, specifically human waste and excreta disposal, in the developing world. The importance of safe excreta disposal and basic strategies to achieve this will be addressed.

Please click here to watch online this course.

More than 1,000 solutions published on the solutions for water platform!

Submitted by Bilal Ahmad Khan on 24 February, 2012 - 16:27

Taking place in Marseille from 12th to 17th March 2012 in Marseille, the 6thWorld Water Forum is a major event in the international political and environmental agenda. Designed to be the Forum of Solutions, the 6th edition of the World Water Forum aims to generate concrete solutions to issues of access to water and sanitation, in particular through the launch of an online solutions platform. 

sanitation updates

This news feed on sanitation is maintained by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre and by USAID’s WASHplus project.

WASHCost e-Update is now online.

Submitted by Water Team on 1 September, 2011 - 11:46

The August edition of WASHCost e-Update is now online.

Let’s reinvent the toilet but let’s not stop there!

Submitted by Water Team on 8 August, 2011 - 14:44

Last month the Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation asked researchers to reinvent the toilets “such that sewers are not required” (FSM, 2011).


Just Building a Million Latrines Won't Solve Sanitation Crisis

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 27 January, 2011 - 09:41

By  Juanita During- Source

lll too often I have seen latrines built and used as broom cupboards or goat sheds while the people carry on the way they have always known - using the great outdoors. Those trying to help scratch their heads and wonder why the latrines aren't being used. If only it were that straightforward, then we would probably have made a lot more progress on the sanitation MDG target than we have so far. Local knowledge is everything.

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