About The Course
In this course you will learn how to plan for affordable and context-specific sanitation solutions using some state-of-the-art sector planning tools and frameworks such as Sanitation 21, Community-Led Urban Environmental Sanitation (CLUES) and the Sanitation Systems Approach. By using exercises and concrete examples, participants will learn how to choose appropriate sanitation systems and technologies for a variety of urban contexts.
It is the 2nd MOOC of the series on "WASH in developing countries", which is an initiative of Sandec/Eawag and EPFL. Sandec/Eawag develops and offers the series as WHO Collaborating Centre. The dissemination is supported by UNESCO. The first MOOC of the series is entitled "Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage".
Version française: Le cours en bref - Planification & design des systèmes et technologies d’Assainissement
Frequently Asked Questions
I get a Statement of Accomplishment after completing this class?
Yes. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor. It is the second course of the series “WASH in developing countries”. Students who successfully complete all courses of the series will receive an additional Statement of Accomplishment.
What resources will I need for this class?
For this course, all you need is an internet connection, an interest and some background knowledge in urban sanitation, and the time to read and discuss.
What is the format of the class?
Lectures, videos, exercises, on-line discussion
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A general background in environmental or civil engineering, urban planning or geography is suggested to fully benefit from this course.