SuSanA workshop, Mtwara, Tanzania, 6 - 8 Sept. 2010

The workshop aimed at capacity building for the Water Supply and Sanitation.  Authorities (WSSA) from seven towns in Tanzania which participate in the program called „Seven Towns Upgrading Program“ financed by the EU water facility and KfW (grant financed). This program is contracted out by the Tanzanian Ministry of Finance and managed by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. It covers feasibility studies and detailed tender and design documents. In order to build capacity within the water supply and sanitation authorities, the concept of sustainable sanitation was introduced to the managing directors of the WSSAs in this workshop.

The workshop was jointly organised by MTWASA (Water and sanitation authority of Mtwara), GTZ and DED in Tanzania. Contact persons for further information are: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Programme overview


Monday, 6 September 2010, Day 1


Tuesday, 7 September, Day 2

Sanitation in 7 Town Upgrading Program
Dr. Reinhard Jourdan, POYRY consulting firm

Pit Emptying Business in Temeke
Salama Kitenge and Simon Chiwanga, Wateraid, Tanzania

Central sewer and waste water treatment systems
Elke Muellegger, EcosanClub Ausria

De-centralised sewer and treatment systems
Osca Mbekenga, BORDA, Tanzania

Wet on-site sanitation and Devolution Trust Fund
GTZ Zambia

O&M of UDDTs (Urine Diversion Dehydration toilets)
Imani Kasisi, Water and Environmental Projects Maintenance organization (WEPMO)

Wednesday, 8 September 2010 – Day 3

Recap of day 2

Dry on-site sanitation
Elke Muellegger, EcosanClub Ausria

Experience from 3 years EcoSan Promotion Project, Kenya
Patrick Onyango, GTZ Kenya

Financing, Cost and Benefit of sanitation systems
Steffen Blume, GTZ Germany Sustainable sanitation - ecosan program

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