FSM4 Conference - Day 3, Track 1: Research
Chennai, India

Published in: 2017

Various authors

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Find below in chronological order the presentations held in Track 1: Research on Wednesday 22 February 2017

Content - Summary

RESEARCH 3.1: Drying & Dewatering

1. STRINGEL, S. et al.,“LaDePa Process for the Drying and Pasteurisation of Faecal Sludge from VIP Latrines by the Means of IR Radiation, and Reuse of the Product”, South Africa

2. TREGO, A. et al.,“Integrated Digestion and Nutrient Recovery to Enhance Value Extraction from Faecal Sludge Treatment”, UK

3. SEMIYAGA, S. et al.,“Dewatering Pre-Treatment of Faecal Sludge in Urban Slums”, Uganda

4. STRANDE, Li. et al.,“Faecal Sludge Dewatering: Two New Research Facilities for a Multi-Directional Approach”, Switzerland

RESEARCH 3.2: Health, Safety, & Hygiene

1. BERENDES, D. et al.,“Urban Risk Factors Associated with Enteric Infection in Children: The Role Of Toilets, FSM, and Flooding in a Low-Income Neighborhood of Vellore, India”, India

2. ROMA, E. et al.,“Faecal Sludge Management in Urban and Peri-urban Areas of LMICs: Challenges and Sustainable Solutions”, UK

3. YAKUBU, H., “Assessment of Public Health Risks from Unsafe Faecal Sludge Management in Accra”, Ghana

4. SURAJA, R. et al.,“Exposure to Faecal Contamination in 3 Low-income Urban Settings: Results from the SaniPath Tool”, India

RESEARCH 3.3: Biotreatment – II

1. THOMAS, A. R. et al.,“Decentralized Treatment Strategies For Septage Management”, India

2. ARUMGAM, K. et al.,“Development of On-site Faecal Sludge and Septage Treatment Techniques”, India

3. DEY, D. et al.,“From Research to Implementation: BRAC WASH Initiative for FSM in Urban Areas”, Bangladesh

4. CHANDRAN, K. et al.,“Faecal Sludge Biorefineries based on a Volatile Fatty Acid Platform”, USA

RESEARCH 3.4: Pit Emptying & Sludge Accumulation Rates

1. DE LOS REYES, F. et al.,“The Flexcrevator: An Improved Pit Emptying Technology with Trash Exclusion”, USA

2. RADFORD, J. et al.,“Physical and Financial Performance of Pit Emptying Technologies”, UK

3. DE LOS REYES, F. et al.,“Designing the Next Generation of Pit Emptying Technologies Using a Workshop Approach”, USA

4. RAMAN, R. et al.,“Promoting safe on-site sanitation in urban Tamil Nadu: Case Study of Tiruchirapalli and Periyanaickenpalayam”, India


1. RAVIKUMAR, J. et al.,“Financing Non-network Systems for Small Towns: An exploratory analysis”, India

2. DESHUSSES, M. et al.,“Odors and FSM: Impacts and How to Deal with the Stench”, USA

3. PILLAY, S. et al.,“From Research to Commercialisation and Uptake of Sanitation Technology Innovations: The WRC Pour and Low Flush Experience”, South Africa

4. TILLEY, E. et al.,“The Informal Economy of Pit Emptying in Blantyre, Malawi”, Malawi

RESEARCH 3.6: Anaerobic & Chemical Treatment

1. BOURGAULT, C. et al.,“The Suitability of Specific Methanogenic Activity Test For Modelling the Ammonia Inhibition of Anaerobic Digestion of Faecal Sludge Samples”, Canada

2. NORDIN, A., “Ammonia Sanitisation for a Safe Use of Sewage Fractions – From Theory to Practice”, Sweden

3. REDDY, V. and Clifford, G., “Stabilization of Faecal Sludge through Anaerobic digester at Devanahalli”, India – NOT AVAILABLE

4. SENECAL, J. et al.,“Inactivation Of Ascaris In Urine By Drying In Calcium Hydroxide For Application In The Autarky Toilet”, Sweden

Bibliographic information

Various authors (2017). FSM4 Conference - Day 3, Track 1: Research - Chennai, India.


Research 3.1.1 Stringel, S. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.48 MB

Research 3.1.2 Trego, A. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 3.09 MB

Research 3.1.3 Semiyaga, S. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.83 MB

Research 3.1.4 Strande, L. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 3.04 MB

Research 3.2.1 Berendes, D. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.44 MB

Research 3.2.2 Roma, E. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.37 MB

Research 3.2.3 Yakubu, H. (3 Yakubu Hpdf) • Size: 1.48 MB

Research 3.2.4 Suraja, R. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.4 MB

Research 3.3.1 Thomas, A. R. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.98 MB

Research 3.3.2 Arumgam, K. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.4 MB

Research 3.3.3 Dey, D. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.3 MB

Research 3.3.4 Chandran, K. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 2.78 MB

Research 3.4.1 De Los Reyes, F. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 2.57 MB

Research 3.4.2 Radford, J. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.15 MB

Research 3.4.3 De Los Reyes, F. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.72 MB

Research 3.4.4 Raman, R. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.54 MB

Research 3.5.1 Ravikumar, J. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 0.42 MB

Research 3.5.2 Deshusses, M. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.38 MB

Research 3.5.3 Pillay, S. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 5.39 MB

Research 3.5.4 Tilley, E. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 2.04 MB

Research 3.6.1 Bougault, C. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.92 MB

Research 3.6.2 Nordin, A. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 0.58 MB

Research 3.6.4 Senecal, J. et al. ( et alpdf) • Size: 1.37 MB