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Skills you will gain

Urban PlanningEnvironmental ProtectionEngineering DesignWastewater Engineering

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53%

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Introduction to sanitation planning & systems approach

6 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 107 min), 9 readings
15 videos
1.1 Overview of the course5m
1.2 City Sanitation Planning (Guest lecture)12m
1.3a City-wide sanitation diagnostic tools and planning frameworks [1] (Guest lecture)7m
1.3b City-wide sanitation diagnostic tools and planning frameworks [2] (Guest lecture)11m
1.4 Local Level Sanitation Planning [1]8m
1.5 Local Level Sanitation Planning [2]4m
1.6 Local Level Sanitation Planning [3]10m
1.7 Summary Week 13m
1.9 Case study: Towards CWIS - Kampala, Uganda5m
1.10 Case study: Towards CWIS - Lusaka, Zambia5m
1.11 Case study: Towards CWIS - Kathmandu, Nepal5m
1.12 Case study: Towards CWIS - Dhaka, Bangladesh5m
1.13 Case study: Towards CWIS - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire5m
1.14 SDG Baselines - Sanitation Services12m
9 readings
Important information to succeed in this course15m
Key and further readings10m
Connect with your peers5m
Hands-On Challenge I - Sanitation planning in YOUR community2h
Sanitation 21 – City wide sanitation planning approach1h
CLUES – Community-Led Urban Environmental Sanitation10m
How to give feedback to the course team?5m
Slides Week 110m
About Citywide Inclusive Sanitation10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Sanitation systems & technologies

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 99 min), 3 readings
11 videos
2.2 Sanitation Products9m
2.3 Functional Groups6m
2.4 User Interface Technologies16m
2.5 Collection and Storage/Treatment - Single Pit Technologies9m
2.6 Collection and Storage/Treatment - Double Pit Technologies12m
2.7 Collection and Storage/Treatment - Anaerobic Technologies8m
2.8 Conveyance - Container-based Technologies9m
2.9 Conveyance - Sewer-based Technologies6m
2.9b Conveyance - Condominial Sewerage Systems14m
2.10 Summary Week 22m
3 readings
Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies10m
Hands-On Challenge II – Let’s get visual: Draw YOUR sanitation reality2h
Slides Week 210m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Sanitation systems & technologies

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 86 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12 videos
3.2 [Semi] Centralized Treatment - Anaerobic Technologies11m
3.3 [Semi] Centralized Treatment - Aerobic Technologies12m
3.4 [Semi] Centralized Treatment - Technologies for Sludge Treatment9m
3.5 Use and/or Disposal - Agricultural Use as Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner7m
3.6 Use and/or Disposal - Effluent and other Products8m
3.7 Emerging Sanitation Technologies2m
3.8 Introduction to Sanitation Systems11m
3.9 Waterless Pit-based Systems5m
3.10 Decentralized Water-based Systems5m
3.11 Black Water Transport Systems4m
3.12 Summary Week 31m
1 reading
Slides Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Quiz1h
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Urban sanitation solutions - Case studies

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings
6 videos
4.2a Case study Erdos, China - an eco-town pilot project [1]9m
4.2b Case study Erdos, China - an eco-town pilot project [2]5m
4.3a Case study Indonesia - How Sanitation in Indonesia was transformed [1]10m
4.3b Case study Indonesia - How Sanitation in Indonesia was transformed [2]12m
4.4 Case study Lusaka, Zambia - Sanitation service delivery through faecal sludge management12m
2 readings
How to join the global sanitation community?10m
Slides Week 410m

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