wastewater

Evaluation

Final Performance Evaluation - Lebanon Water and Wastewater Sector Support Project & Litani River Basin Management Support

In August 2013, the respective Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) for the Lebanon Water and Wastewater Sector Support (LWWSS) project and Litani River Basin Management Support (LRBMS) project requested a final performance evaluation of the LWWSS and LRBMS projects to analyze the extent of achievement of the program objectives, to evaluate its outcomes, to document su

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WaterAid Reveals the Hardest Place to Find an Urban Toilet

WaterAid’s second-annual analysis of the world’s toilets, ‘Overflowing Cities,’ examines the state of city sanitation around the world, an issue becoming more pressing as two-thirds of the global population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2050.

Strategy and Guidance

Integrated Monitoring Guide for SDG 6: Targets and Global Indicators

Water and sanitation are at the very core of sustainable development. Safe drinking water and adequate sanitation and hygiene are pillars of human health and well-being. In addition to domestic purposes, water is needed for food, energy and industrial production – uses that are highly interconnected and potentially conflicting. These various uses generate wastewater, which may cause pollution if not properly managed.

Activity

Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene for Urban Poor – Ghana

In 2009, USAID awarded the three-year, $4.5 million Ghana WASH-UP activity to Global Communities (formerly CHF International). USAID subsequently funded two extensions of WASH-UP, which brought the period of performance to seven years (October 2009 through September 2016) and total funding to $12,168,660. WASH-UP focused on increasing equitable access to improved water supply and basic sanitation for the urban poor, improving governance for WASH, and decreasing the prevalence of water-related disease through behavior change communication (BCC) interventions. 

Website

EAWAG Department Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development (SANDEC)

The mandate of Eawag's Department Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development (SANDEC) is to develop and test methods and technologies that help the worlds’ poorest access sustainable water and sanitation services. SANDEC has published key reports on fecal sludge management, a compendium of sanitation systems and technologies and offers online courses on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries, Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage, and other topics.

Communities of Practice

Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)

SuSanA is an open international alliance with members who are dedicated to understanding viable and sustainable sanitation solutions. It links on the ground experiences with an engaged community made up of practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and academics from different levels with the aim of promoting innovation and best practices in policy, programming and implementation.

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USAID IUWASH: Regular Desludging for Cleaner and Healthier Jakarta

It turns out that Jakarta's sewerage system coverage reached only 4% of its total population. Domestic sludge disposal which are leaking through improper septic tanks pollute the ground water sources. Unfortunately, there are many people who still do not understand the hazard of ground water pollution, not only to the environment, but also to people's health and productivity. So, is there a solution? Yes. The Government of DKI Jakarta Province has issued a Regulation No.

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USAID IUWASH: Access to Sanitation Through Microfinance

The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IUWASH) Project collaborates with the District Health Office, sanitarians and local community to implement community-based total sanitation program in Probolinggo District, East Java, Indonesia. A pilot project called "Jamban Sehat" (Healthy Toilet) has been implemented to improve sanitation facilities for low-income families.