Faecal Sludge Management

In this course we will address a holistic approach on FSM. There will be a focus on technology; however, technology cannot be seen separately from planning and management aspects; therefore, non-technical aspects will also be addressed in this module. As we are at IHE Delft gathering active knowledge on emergency sanitation and on sanitation challenges for the urban poor within the work related to the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation grant, participants will be introduced to the latest findings in these fields.

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For whom?

This course is designed for sanitary, civil / wastewater and environmental engineers who are facing challenges with faecal sludge. As on-site sanitation is by far the most applied sanitation technology, faecal sludge management is of paramount importance globally.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 19 July 2019
Deadline IHE application: 31 May 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2850

VAT is not included in the course fee

Course Content

  • Overview of FSM (Objectives) 
  • Public Health and sanitation
  • Excreta Characterisation 
  • Faecal Sludge Systems
  • Non-Technical Aspects of FSM 
  • Specific circumstances


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