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Faecal Sludge Management

Müllegger, E., Langergraber, G., Lechner, M., EcoSan Club (eds.) (2012)

Published in: 2012

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Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP), Issue 13. EcoSan Club, Austria

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Müllegger, E., Langergraber, G., Lechner, M., EcoSan Club (eds.)

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Management of faecal sludge is often neglected but essential for the functioning of sanitation systems and the well-being of urban dwellers. Issue 13 of Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP) on “Faecal sludge management” presents studies from different regions that mainly show the non-existence of faecal sludge management in most regions. Additionally, the last paper describes of a new technological solution (the LaDePa machine) for producing hygienically safe organic fertiliser from sludge form VIPs. The LaDePa machine was developed in eThekwini municipality (Durban), South Africa. The issue 13 of SSP includes 4 contributions: the analysis of faecal sludge management in 3 cities in Bangladesh, the analysis of faecal sludge management in 2 cities in Cameroon, the description of the development of an optimized sludge management system in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and the description the LaDePa machine.

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Absence of faecal sludge management shatters the gains of improved sanitation coverage in Bangladesh. Author: Aftab Opel

The paper presents an analysis of systematic data collected from three cities in Bangladesh on current management practices and highlights the importance of improved sludge management.

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Analysis of faecal sludge management in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé in Cameroon. Authors: Benoît Mougoué, Emmanuel Ngnikam, Adrien Wanko, Roger Feumba, Issidor Noumba

The paper presents an analysis of faecal sludge management in the 2 largest cities in Cameroon.

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Optimizing the faecal sludge management scheme in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Authors: Magalie Bassan, Tetouehaki Tchonda, Mbaye Mbéguéré, Linda Strande

This paper shows the benefits of involving local stakeholders such as collection and transport operators and municipal representatives in the development of an optimized faecal sludge scheme.

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Towards sustainable pit latrine management through LaDePa. Authors: John Harrison and Dave Wilson

This paper shows the LaDePa machine to produce organic fertilisers from faecal matter and describes a potential contractual model for servicing areas using VIPs in eThekwini municipality.

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Müllegger, E., Langergraber, G., Lechner, M., EcoSan Club (eds.) (2012). Faecal Sludge Management. Sustainable Sanitation Practice (SSP), Issue 13. EcoSan Club, Austria

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