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: 29 June 2015
End: 17 July 2015
ECTS credit points: 5
Deadline IHE application: 29 May 2015 - 23.59 (CET)
Deadline NFP: 25 August 2014 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2775
Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the way how excreta and faecal sludge are characterised.
- Know which technologies can be applied for which type of faecal sludge (settling tanks, planted and unplanted drying beds, etc)
- Name the key stakeholders in FSM.
- Describe the relationship between sanitation and health.
- Name the challenges in emergency sanitation and know how emergency sanitation can be addressed.
- Be familiar with the latest developments in sustainable (on-site) sanitation solutions that can be applied in high density low income areas.
- Overview of FSM (Objectives)
- Public Health and sanitation
- Excreta Characterisation
- Faecal Sludge Systems
- Non-Technical Aspects of FSM
- Specific circumstances