Cookie tracking notice
Are we allowed to crumble with cookies and anonymous tracking?

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site (so called session cookies), while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). We use the application Matomo and the external service etracker to analyze your behavior on our website anonymously. Because we value your privacy, we are here with asking your permission to use the following technologies. You can change your settings any time via this link or the menu item in footer menu. For more information visit our Data Policy

ESRISS: Egyptian-Swiss Research on Innovations in Sustainable Sanitation

2010 - 2015 • Eawag

Purpose

To develop decision-making tools and strategies for the scaling up of small-scale sanitation systems

Activities

ESRISS is a Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) funded research project at Sandec that dealt with the sanitation planning gap in Nile Delta villages which cannot be connected to large centralised treatment plants. The five-year research project (Mai 2010 - April 2015), in partnership with the Egyptian Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW), aimed at developing decision-making tools and strategies for the wide-scale replication of small-scale sanitation systems. ESRISS is coordinated by Philippe Reymond.

Webpage: www.sandec.ch/esriss

Project video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH1hQJA3dJg

Images

Image: ESRISS: Egyptian-Swiss Research on Innovations in Sustainable Sanitation

Countries of activity

Location of main activity

Objectives

- Identify the challenges and success factors of past decentralised sanitation approaches in the Egyptian context

- Identify what technologies and/or combinations of technologies are the most appropriate for the Nile Delta region given the land use, water or wastewater usage and local environmental factors, and how do these affect nutrient recycling and resource recovery

- Develop recommendations to create an enabling environment for the scaling up of small-scale sanitation in Egypt

- Assess the economically viability of decentralised treatment systems compared to traditional centralised systems in terms of capital, operation and maintenance costs

Videos

Sanitation in the Nile delta

This video highlights the sanitation situation in the rural areas of the Nile delta and how small-scale sanitation systems can contribute to increase sanitation coverage in the region.

Contact information

Philippe Reymond
Login to see the e-mail-adress of the contact person.

Christoph Lüthi
Login to see the e-mail-adress of the contact person.

Filter tags

Biogas systems Capacity development Community sanitation Constructed wetlands Decentralised wastewater treatment (e.g. DEWATS) Enabling environment and institutional strengthening Europe & Central Asia Greywater or wastewater Middle East & North Africa Operation, maintenance and sustainable services Political processes and institutional aspects Politicians and local decision makers Practitioners Public awareness, advocacy and civil society engagement Rural Rural areas Specific to one or several countries Swiss government Technology comparisons Treatment of wastewater or greywater University, education or research institution

Links

Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology
Duebendorf
Switzerland


Eawag is a world-leading aquatic research institute. Its research, which is driven by the needs of society, provides the basis for innovative approaches and technologies in the water sector. Through close collaboration with experts from industry, government and professional associations, Eawag plays an important bridging role between theory and practice, allowing new scientific insights to be rapidly implemented.

view profile page


Uploaded by:
Paul Donahue (donahupa)

Share this page on    


Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 391 partners

Show all partners »

Networks Circle

 

Sanitation events

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsletter »

Latest tweets mentioning SuSanA

  • 04-12-2022 10:42Daniela Mbabazi:
    @LanguageSonto We are the Leading Source for Transcribing I Translation I Subtitling. For More Information Please V… »
  • 02-12-2022 15:16SuSanA:
    RT @SanLearningHub: People with disabilities continue to face barriers to sanitation & hygiene🚧 People with disabilities must be at the he… »
  • 02-12-2022 13:13Ubo Pakes Images:
    RT @susana_org: 🎉 It's Forum Friday! 🎉 🙇 Want to keep up w the latest goss on the SuSanA website? Looking for a new job within the #WASH s… »
  • 02-12-2022 13:02Dr. Abduljabbar Hassan:
    RT @susana_org: 🎉 It's Forum Friday! 🎉 🙇 Want to keep up w the latest goss on the SuSanA website? Looking for a new job within the #WASH s… »
  • 02-12-2022 13:00SuSanA:
    🎉 It's Forum Friday! 🎉 🙇 Want to keep up w the latest goss on the SuSanA website? Looking for a new job within the… »
  • 01-12-2022 14:19Water & Sanitation Hub:
    RT @susana_org: 😧💻🚽 Did you miss our #webinar last week for #WorldToiletDay: Standards and certification to the safe reuse of nutrients fro… »

Tweets mentioning SuSanA »

32nd SuSanA Meeting

The 32nd virtual SuSanA Meeting took place Monday, 22nd of August (9:00 - 17:00 CEST), right before the Stockholm World Water Week. It was organised by the Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups, Regional Chapters and many more. 

Now meeting recordings and presentations available: Click here to get to the Meeting Page!

SuSanA meetings

Jobs

 


close  

 

Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:

Projects

The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.


Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Sanitation Workers Knowledge and Learning Hub

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams, excreta flow diagrams (231 SFDs worldwide)

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.

Emersan eCompendium

 


close  

 

Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »


Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

Apply to become a partner »


Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member

Login


Forgot your password?
Forgot your username?

 


close