CWSR is a multi-disciplinary research unit based at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, South Africa. CWSR has undertaken several research projects in the field of water and sanitation in rural, peri-urban and informal areas. Key research outputs include: operation and maintenance of basic water and sanitation; User acceptance of mobile sanitation facilities in South Africa; Srategic framework for basic water and sanitation services; Farm dwellers sanitation services; Adaptation and piloting of CLTS in South Africa; An approach to reducing risks and hazards from human waste and recently the unit is looking at School sanitation and Reuse of reclaimed wastewater for domestic application in South Africa. The unit has a multi-disciplinary range of researchers drawn from engineering, education, social and environmental science backgrounds.
Sub-Saharan Africa University, education or research institution
Project ongoing since: 2005
CWSS Research Projects
The Community Water Supply and Sanitation Unit (CWSS Unit) is a South African based multidisciplinary research unit and hub of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) water and sanitation network.
The Community Water Supply and Sanitation Unit (CWSS Unit) is a South African based multidisciplinary research unit offering a range of development and collaboration opportunities to staff and students within a framework of commissioned projects based on sector, community and client needs. The CWSS Unit is the hub of the Cape Peninsula University …
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