New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- PhD for a research project on Water and Sanitation Services Coproduction in the Urban South (Brussels and Liége) - by: CeciliaRodrigues October 26, 2016Hi all, I came across a tempting PhD position in Brussels, that might be of interest for someone here. I am pasting below: (n-aerus.net/wp/?wysija-page=1&contro...tions&user_id=62) Regards, Cecilia -------------------- 1 PhD for a research project on Water and Sanitation Services Coproduction in the Urban South Description: In the framework of a rese […]
- Re: Why FSM gets prioritised - by: ddiba October 26, 2016I would suggest that you stop by the SuSanA library and search for FSM related publications. There are several available in there for free download. Good luck!
- Re: Introduction of Banza Toilet - waterless toilet, mobile urine diversion toilet (Kenya) - by: Doreen October 26, 2016Dear Banza Team, Thanks. I have some questions. - How is the emptying and transportation of the waste done? - How frequent is the collection of the waste and where is it taken to? - Have you tested it anywhere in Kenya and if yes, where particularly and what type of setting? households? schools? - What was the user response after testing? - How does one purc […]
- Re: Why FSM gets prioritised - by: paresh October 26, 2016Thanks. That was the first thing I read
- Re: Why FSM gets prioritised - by: paresh October 26, 2016Thanks for a quick reply. I am aware that more people are connected to on-site systems and they are looked as stop-gap arrangement while engineers and planners prefer sewerage system. I am currently doing the task but haven't found anything on why FSM needs to be prioritised over effluent and greywater. In some places, the septic tanks are over sized an […]
- PhD for a research project on Water and Sanitation Services Coproduction in the Urban South (Brussels and Liége) - by: CeciliaRodrigues October 26, 2016
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