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Comprehensive Overview on DEWATS Effluent Post-Treatments

Author: Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM), Centre for Sustainable and Ecological Sanitation (CSES), University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB), Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training (BSERT), Bangladesh University of Agriculture (BAU), UNHCR, Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE), WASH Sector Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Year: 2021

This publication is the result of the technical assistance provided by UPM Umwelt-Projekt- Management GmbH (UPM) and its partners, the Centre for Sustainable and Ecological Sanitation (CSES) of the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB), and the Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training (BSERT) of the Bangladesh University of Agriculture (BAU) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) and the local WASH sector in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

The present manual “Comprehensive Overview on DEWATS Effluent Post-Treatments” was elaborated in the context of a series of training workshops organised by UPM and its partners in Cox’s Bazar based on a Training Needs Assessment implemented in early 2019 among the local WASH community.

The content of this manual was presented as part of the Training session “DEWATS – Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Plant Systems, also applicable for treatment of faecal sludge” organized in Cox’s Bazar in January 2020.The objectives of the training was to support trainees to gain understanding of the selection criteria for a decentralised wastewater treatment plant system chain, their limits and required adaptations to treat sludges and their appropriateness in the Rohingya Refugee camps context.

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