Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.
Like many cities in India, the city of Nashik is also struggling with citywide Solid Waste and Wastewater management. Therefore, there is an urgent need for an integrated approach to solid waste and wastewater management on the one hand and control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions on the other hand. The Waste to Energy Project in Nashik is one such solution through co-processing of septage …
Nitya Jacob (2018)
Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with Population Services International (PSI) and SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on India's national rural sanitation programme, the Swachh Bharat Mission‐Gramin (SBM‐G).
Starting point for the discussion were findings from a PSI policy landscape study that reviewed existing …
This impact brochure introduces the reader to the main objectives and interventions of the GIZ project "Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) II " and highlights hands-on experiences from the ground. SNUSP II supported the states in preparing strategies, roadmap and framework for quality implementation. The project also supported cities to strengthen its capacities in planning …
Tikapur is a municipality of over 60,000 inhabitants (56,136, 2011 census), located on the right bank of the Karnali river in the Terai district of Kailali, far western region. It is a “new town” and was founded about 50 years ago and is composed of four main different socio-economic settings. There is a well-planned core-urban area in Ward 9, which is based on a master plan prepared in 1972, …
Case study tutorials under the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India.
The Kochi module reflects the best practices on source segregation of waste as exemplified by the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The case study shows how source segregation, composting, stringent legal system coupled with multi-stakeholder participation leads to effective waste managemnet in urban places which are …
Oscar Veses, Brabara Evans, Susanne Bieker (2018)
This document represents a review report of the experience gained from producing SFDs from GIZ, WEDC, UoL, CSE and Eawag under the of the Phase I of the “Promotion of Shit Flow Diagrams” project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This report results from collating inputs from all partners on the use of the manual for SFD production, the SFD calculation tool, key learning points …
Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)
When properly designed and sized, WSPs deliver high quality effluent at marginal running costs. Their minimal maintenance requirements make them relatively hard to break – the textbook example of “appropriate technology”.
The simplicity and elegance of natural treatments systems will always have a special place in the hearts of many sanitation engineers but their large footprint has made …
The GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme was launched in 2012, with the support of the UK Government, to promote the role of mobile technology in increasing and improving access to basic utility services in underserved communities. This annual report shares our progress over the last 18 months and highlights key insights and trends in the mobile-enabled utility space. The evidence is …
Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)
This article is a synthesis of experience operating mechanical dewatering equipment and vetting tens of technologies. The article includes comparative costs as well as design and operational considerations. The views on the benefits and potential challenges associated with deploying mechanical dewatering technologies are also presented.
ESF, ISC, SuSanA Secretariat, GIZ, Samhita Social Ventures, QCI, MMC, NIUA, EcoPro, Caya Construct, Water.org, ASCI, UNICEF (2018)
The second SuSanA India Chapter meeting was held in Panaji, Goa, India on 21 February 2018 - just after the 50th Annual Convention of the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA). The seminar encouraged discussions on urban sanitation challenges, holistic approaches to sanitation as well as financing and monitoring sanitation to accelerate progress on SDGs.
Please find the presentations of the …
SEI, GIZ, UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility, CEPT University, Water Research Commission of South Africa, SuSanA (2018)
Responsible, effective wastewater management is needed to address global water crises. This requires careful balance of the often-competing interests of stakeholders, as what poses a risk to the environment and public health may be a valuable resource to farmers and industry. How do we manage these different interests from a policy and practical perspective?
At World Water Week 2017, Stockholm …
Population Services International (PSI) (2018)
Patna, the state capital of Bihar, is situated on the southern bank of Ganga River. The city is surrounded by two other rivers on two other sides: Sone River and Pun-Pun River.
Patna is the second largest city in eastern India after Kolkata. For the preparation of the SFD, the territory of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) is selected.
The total population of the city is 1.68 million with …
Arne Panesar, Thomas Kauter-Eby, Susanne Bieker, Suresh Rohilla, Regina Dube, Kim Augustin, Roland Schertenleib (2018)
The SuSanA platform and the Shit Flow Diagram - tools to achieve more sustainable sanitation for all
A publication within: A BETTER WORLD Vol. 3: Actions and commitments to Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
Daniela Krahl of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) has said that: “The water strategy of our Ministry is seen as a model because it addresses the spirit of the SDGs in a holistic manner, thus going beyond SDG 6. That is what we need today and that is why I like the excreta flow diagram. It brings people from different spheres together to understand a …
Link to Sanitation Marketing Toolkit containing publications and manuals.
WWAP (United Nations World Water Assessment Programme)/UN-Water (2018)
The United Nations World Water Development Report, Nature-based Solutions for Water, launched 19 March 2018 during the 8th World Water Forum, and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how nature‐based solutions (NBS) offer a vital means of moving beyond business‐as‐usual to address many of the world’s water challenges while simultaneously delivering additional benefits vital …
Handwashing with soap is the single most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. Regular handwashing, specifically after using the toilet and before eating should be part of a daily routine in everyone’s life. Schools, kindergardens, day care centers, hospitals, bus-stations, canteens are public places, where handwashing should be made possible for many people at the same time.
SFD Promotion Initiative (2017)
An excreta flow diagram (also often described as shit flow diagram, SFD) presents a clear picture of the outcome arising from wastewater and faecal sludge management practices and services in a city or town. This is expressed in terms of the percentage of the population. An accompanying report describes the service delivery context of the city or town.
The output from the SFD production …
Jacob, N., von Falkenhausen, A., Bauer, M. (2017)
Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on exploring opportunities and challenges of corporate engagement in sanitation. This synthesis is a summary of all topics discussed in the forum about corporate engagement.
The discussion not only focussed on corporate engage-ment via Corporate Social …
The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) was formed in 2007 with the aim of promoting and lobbying for sustainability in sanitation in the context of the Millennium Development Goals. Over the last 10 years SuSanA has made a significant contribution to sector development, with sector actors now focussing increasingly on the sustainability of sanitation services in a variety of ways. …
Dodos, J. (2017)
The guidebook on how to increase nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes is an operational guidebook which demonstrates the importance of both supplementing nutrition programmes with WASH activities and adapting WASH interventions to include nutritional considerations i.e. making them more nutrition-sensitive and impactful on nutrition. It has been developed to …
Nath, V., Bauer, M. (2017)
Output document of the India Sanitation Coalition Insights event in Jaipur to discuss whether it is time to consider Fecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) as an effective and long-term solution in the sanitation value chain.
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