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Biosand Filter
Biosand Filter
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This is a discussion group for the Biosand filter technology.

Discussion and sharing of lessons learnt, best practices and experience in implementing Biosand filter projects.

This group is maintained by CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) to provide updates, generate feedback and discussion on the implementation of Biosand Filters.

For more information visit CAWST's Biosand Filter KnowledgeCAWST's website, and learn about our training and services as well as education and training material for download.

Biosand Filters

Lets Grow the Platform Together

Hi All

Welcome to KnowledgePoint. I am hoping we can turn this into the Facebook for WASH.

Marike Kuyper
Global Learning Advisor

Getting Started with KnowledgePoint

Water treatment
Eva Manzano
Senior WASH Advisor for Latin America, CAWST

Importante oportunidad: talleres formativos en México

¡El equipo técnico de CAWST para Latinoamérica estamos en México! En las próximas semanas, estaremos reuniéndonos con diferentes actores clave del sector WASH en el país y co-organizando los siguientes talleres formativos:
- 13-17 julio- Taller sobre Habilidades efectivas de facilitación en WASH con sarar transformacion sc en Tepotzlan (Morelos)
- 25-27 julio- Taller de construcción de filtros de bioarena para técnicos con Cántaro Azul en San Cristóbal de las Casas (Chiapas)
¡No se lo pierda, es una oportunidad única en el país!

Más información en los documentos adjuntos.

@Ivana Corce @Eva Jimenez 

Emilie SanmartinCAWST
Senior Program Manager, Global Services - CAWST

Are you training biosand filter technicians?

Did you know that you can access all of CAWST's training materials for free? This includes our lesson plans, manuals, factsheets, presentations, agendas and more! You can find the resources for every workshop we deliver, free and online.

If you have a team making and installing filters, download our workshop materials for biosand filter technicians to teach them how. We really like the following video series to help train biosand filter technicians.

Need help tailoring our training to better meet your needs? We can help you, just contact us at or reply to this email.

Are you feeling intimidated about training others? CAWST can support you to do that too. Check out our training calendar for upcoming dates of our workshops on Delivering Effective WASH Training and Creating Effective WASH Training. 

Don't see any dates in your region? Contact us and we can work to set up something in your region - or provide remote support.