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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Elizabeth Laramee, J. (2017)

Assessing Lifecycle Costs and Benefits of Integrated Sanitation and Energy Recovery Strategies in low-income Countries

By mid-century, the global urban population is projected to increase by 2.4 billion people with 60% of growth expected to take place in cites of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asia (SA) (UN-DESA, 2015). These regions have some of the lowest rates of urban sanitation coverage and modern fuel access, with only 41% and 67% estimated to have access to improved sanitation and 19% and 55% estimated …

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Briemberg, Joshua (2018)

SFD Report - Bilwi, Nicaragua

Bilwi (also known as Puerto Cabezas) is located in the northeast of Nicaragua on the Caribbean coast. The current population size is estimated to be between 66,790 and 73,615 based on between 12,205 and 14,723 registered properties that are currently inhabited with an average population of five people per lot and a population density in the order of 15,000/km2. Bilwi has demonstrated an …

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WaterAid (2018)

SFD Lite Report - Wa, Ghana

The Upper West Region of Ghana is located in the north-western corner of Ghana with the Wa Municipality in the south-eastern part of the Upper West region. Currently, the total population of the Municipality stands at 127,284 and its population density is 542 persons per sq. km. The Municipality has an urban population growth rate of 4% as compared to the national urban growth rate of 3.4%. …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Gupta, B. (2017)

SFD Report - Ramnagar, India

Ramnagar city is situated on the banks of the Ganga River in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The population of the city is 49,132 and its population density is 13,572 persons per sq.km (data from 2011). The slum population is 1,958,
representing 3.98% of the total population.

The existing sewer network covers about 70% of the households. The rest of the city (16%) is either dependent on …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Yadav, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Katihar, India

Katihar, the district headquarters of Katihar District, is located in the state of Bihar, India. The population of Katihar city is 240,838 with a population density of 9,437 persons per sq.km (Data from 2011). During the post-independence period, commerce showed a phenomenal increase with the associated small scale industrial development, which resulted in the increase of city population.

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Bhatnagar, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Gangaghat, India

The city of Gangaghat is located 83 km south west from Lucknow, the state capital. The population of the city is 84,072 (data from 2011) with a population density of 17,122 persons per sq.km.

It was found that there is no sewerage network and the entire population is dependent on Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS). Septic tank connected to open drain is used by 70% population, 14% practice open …

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GIZ (2018)

Poster: What gets measured gets done
Direct and indirect MHM indicators within the SDG WinS Monitoring Framework

There is a growing pool of evidence with regard to the effectiveness of school-based MHM interventions under WASH in Schools (WinS). This is because schools provide the ideal environment to reach all girls and boys and address taboos and misconceptions in a culturally sensitive manner.

Ministries of Education (MoE) have the power and the responsibility to transform schools into places with …

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Rohilla, S.K.,Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Gupta, B. (2017)

SFD Report - Chunar, India

Chunar is situated on the banks of River Ganga and River Jirgo, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The population of the city is 37,185 (data from 2011).

There is no sewerage network in the city and 71% of the city is dependent on onsite sanitation systems (OSS), out of which 60% are dependent on septic tanks and around 11% on pits. 29% of the population still practices open defecation. …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Bhatnagar, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Buxar, India

Buxar city is situated on the banks of River Ganga in the state of Bihar, India. The population of the city is 102,861, while slum population is 10,161 (data from 2011).

It was observed that there is no sewerage network existing in the city and the equivalent population is dependent on Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS). There is no treatment facility available for FS generated. Emptied FS from …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Yadav, A., Varadharajan, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Bongaon, India

Bongaon city lies in the state of West Bengal, India. It has a population of 108,864 of which the slum population accounts to 37.04% of the total population (data from 2011).

All households are dependent currently on Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS). The town does not have any treatment facility for FS. 45% FS, which gets emptied, is transported and discharged untreated into solid waste …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Varadharajan, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Bodhgaya, India

Bodhgaya is a small town, located in the Gaya district of Bihar. A population size of 51,900 was considered for the preparation of the SFD. There is no treatment facility available for sewage and faecal sludge generated in the town. 51% of the population of Bodhgaya depends on Onsite Sanitation Systems. The FS collected by the vacuum tankers is discharged into open fields . As there is no …

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SuSanA (2017)

Communications Plan of SuSanA

This SuSanA Communications Plan is based on the CAWST Sector Knowledge Management Study which was funded as part of a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (see link below).

The Communications Plan was written mainly by Arno Rosemarin and subsequently endorsed by the SuSanA secretariat and core group

It has 9 Appendices which are provided for download below.

The following were the …

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Sumedh, M. (2018)

Community-Based Approaches to Tackle Open Defecation in Rural India: Theory, Evidence and Policies

Open defecation (OD), an age-old practice in India, impacts the health of individuals as well as their communities. To tackle the problem, the Government of India launched the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in 2014, aimed at making the country open-defecation free (ODF) by October 2019 by giving more attention to community-based approaches. However, while such approaches have helped solve the …

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Various authors (2018)

Scaling City Institutions for India: Sanitation - Updates from SCI-FI project

This library entry contains several documents produced by the SCI-FI project which wa led by Shubhagato Dasgupta and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Name of lead organization: Centre for Policy Research
Primary contact at lead organization: Shubhagato Dasgupta, Senior Fellow
Grantee location: New Delhi, India
Developing country where the research is being carried out: …

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GIZ (2018)

SFD Report - Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh is an important pilgrim city on the banks of river Ganga in Dehradun district of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. In April 2018, Rishikesh Municipality (Nagar Palika Parishad) was upgraded to Rishikesh Municipal Corporation (Nagar Nigam). Subsequently, the municipal area, population and number of wards have increased from 10 sq.km, 70,499 people and 20 wards, to 26 sq.km, 106,320 people …

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C-WAS, CEPT University (2018)

SFD Report - Panchgani, India

Panchgani is a hill station and municipal council in the Satara district of Maharashtra state. It is situated about 285 km from Mumbai and 18 km from Mahabaleshwar. The Panchgani municipal boundary comprises an area of 6.12 sq.km. As per Census 2011, Panchgani has a population of 14,897 persons, with a density of 2,434 persons per sq. km. Of this, 26% of the total population (3,850 persons) lives …

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CAWST (2018)

Latrine Program Design

This workshop provides an overview of the six components of a successful latrine program: stakeholder engagement, demand creation, products and services, finances, capacity development, and monitoring. After participating in this workshop, participants will be able to design or strengthen a latrine program for their context. They will have a greater awareness of factors influencing behaviour …

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Dalberg Advisors (2017)

Sanitation worker safety and livelihoods in India: A blueprint for action

The Sanitation Project
In 2017, Dalberg Advisors carried out a study of sanitation workers across India – the first of its kind – to understand the issue both from a worker perspective as well as a supply-side or institutional perspective

The Sanitation Workers Project is a structured, first-of-its-kind 5-month long study of sanitation workers across India carried out by Dalberg Advisors …

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ADB (2016)

Financing Mechanisms for Wastewater and Sanitation

Financing sewerage and sanitation projects can be in several forms. In Kitakyushu, Japan, the central government provided subsidy to the city government in the construction of sewer lines and wastewater treatment plants. In Alandur, India, the municipality worked with a private sector partner in constructing and operating a sewerage treatment plant. In Dumaguete City, Philippines, the city …

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WHO (2018)

WHO Guidelines on sanitation and health
Webinar recordings and presentation

Presentation held by Kate Medlicott and Sophie Boisson, WHO on the WHO Guidelines on sanitation and health and the recordings of the World Toilet Day webinar jointly hosted by SuSanA, WHO and UN-Water.

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Alfarra, A., Kemp-Benedict, E., Sader, N., Sonneveld, B. (2011)

A Framework for Wastewater Reuse in Jordan
Utilizing a Modified Wastewater Reuse Index

Pressing water scarcity in Jordan rapidly increases the demands of marginal water resources for the agricultural sector. Water management studies reveal that no single source could fully solve the nation’s water shortage and many integrated actions are needed to ensure water availability, suitability and sustainability. Yet, among these options treated wastewater has the largest potential to …

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Abdulla, F., Abu-Qudais, H., AlFarra, A., Sonneveld, B. (2016)

Evaluation of Wastewater Treatment Plants in Jordan and Suitability for Reuse

Pressing water scarcity in Jordan increased the demands of marginal water for agriculture, of which the treated wastewater is the most prominent candidate. Meanwhile, agriculture is an important economic activity in Jordan where treated wastewater could be a valuable source for irrigation in the agricultural sector. The reuse as percentage of total treatment as index which is of limited use for …

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Ray, I., Prasad, CS S. (2018)

Where there are no Sewers
Photoessays on Sanitation Work in Urban India

November 19 is World Toilet Day. Enormous progress has been made in the global effort to provide safe and affordable toilets for the world’s poorest citizens since World Toilet Day was first declared in 2001. Significant strides have been made in “reinventing” toilet designs for low-income, water-short, unsewered urban zones; celebrites such as Bill Gates and Matt Damon have brought this …

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ACWUA and GIZ (2015)

TSM - Arab Requirements for Wastewater Treatment Facilities
متطلبات الادارة الفنية المستدامة العربية لمرافق معالجة مياه الصرف الصحي

Technical Sustainable Management TSM (Arab) is a Quality Management System managed by the following stakeholders:

- ACWUA-WANT programme as financing and supervision of the TSM-Arab implementation.
- Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA)
- TSM-Arab Task Force of ACWUA members quality management system)
- Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) as consultant of the …

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ACWUA (2016)

Water Utilities Reform
Case Studies from the Arab World

The main deliverables of the work of the TWG during the period of its engagement are two reports:
1. A compilation of the UR TWG regional case studies report, which covers the main theme of the TWG for the
participating ACWUA member countries; and 2. A best practices guide in the area of utilities reform that is applicable in the region.

The publication in hand is the first of those two …

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The 26th SuSanA meeting took place in Stockholm, Sweden on 25 August 2018 prior to the Stockholm World Water Week. It was hosted by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) together with the SuSanA secretariat.

 

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