Sustaining low-cost, urban water supply and sanitation systems in Africa

AfriWatSan is developing the scientific evidence to inform policies and practices sustaining low-cost, on-site water supplies and sanitation systems in urban Africa and to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to conduct this vital research.

 

 

AFRIWATSAN PROJECT

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16/05/2020

Setting up a field laboratory during the COVID19 pandemic in Dakar

In Dakar, field work under AfriWatSan continues. To assess mechanisms of water and pollutant transfer from on-site sanitation systems to groundwater in the shallow aquifer of unconsolidated Quaternary sand, PhD student – Abdoulaye Pouye – has established a field laboratory in the unsaturated zone of a suburb of Dakar (Keur…

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AFRIWATSAN FOCUSES ON

Developing the scientific evidence to inform policies sustaining on-site water supplies and sanitation systems in urban Africa

Capacity-strengthening based on the the identified skills gaps of individuals and institutions

Developing practices to sustain low-cost, on-site water supplies and sanitation systems in urban Africa