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Yashi Gautam
Assistant program Lead

Training Programme: Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS)

Sehgal Foundation, in collaboration with CAWST, is organizing a four-day training program on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS), which will be hosted by the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR).

The training program aims to provide participants with knowledge and skills on various HWTS technologies, with a particular focus on Biosand Filters. The program will involve a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on activities, and real-life case studies, enabling participants to gain practical experience in HWTS implementation.

Through this program, Sehgal Foundation, CAWST, and NIRDPR aim to promote safe drinking water practices in rural communities and empower individuals with the necessary skills and tools to implement HWTS technologies effectively.

Dates: 23-26 May 2023

Location: Hyderabad, India

For more details, please see the attached document. 

Biosand Filter and Intermittent Slow Sand Filtration in Peru (event in Spanish)

This Friday, April 14 at 9 am (Peru Standard Time), ¬†AguaSAN (Henry Juarez and Malena Castro) and Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (Rosa Maria Miglio Toledo ), together with ProInn√≥vate Per√ļ, Agrosanidad and CAWST will be presenting the important results of their project on intermittent slow sand filters and their effectiveness in arsenic removal. To register, please access the following link:¬†

https://cawst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvcOiprDgtG9TQIHVLbB-ouAyg4DvTbX1k#/registration

You can also check this amazing video about their project: https://www.facebook.com/AguaSANPeru/videos/885249832545068/

 

 

Catherine Francis
Senior advisor, marketing and communications, CAWST

Take the biosand filter survey

CAWST needs your input! In 2023, the biosand filter celebrates a very important milestone - 30 years. We invite all biosand filter implementers and/or trainers to participate in a survey to measure the tremendous impact the technology has had ‚Äď on the WASH sector, and in people‚Äôs lives around the world. The survey includes questions about your experience with implementation, distribution, and impact, and how you have applied new knowledge, skills, and innovations.¬†
All results will be anonymized, so your answers won’t be attributed to you in our reports. The survey should take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete, and it's currently available in English, Spanish, French and Nepali. Please add a comment if you would prefer to take the survey in another language.
Take the survey now
Thanks for your participation!

Catherine Francis
Senior advisor, marketing and communications, CAWST

Take the biosand filter survey

CAWST needs your input! In 2023, the biosand filter celebrates a very important milestone - 30 years. We invite all biosand filter implementers and/or trainers to participate in a survey to measure the tremendous impact the technology has had ‚Äď on the WASH sector, and in people‚Äôs lives around the world. The survey includes questions about your experience with implementation, distribution, and impact, and how you have applied new knowledge, skills, and innovations.¬†
All results will be anonymized, so your answers won’t be attributed to you in our reports. The survey should take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete, and it's currently available in English, Spanish, French and Nepali. Please add a comment if you would prefer to take the survey in another language.
Take the survey now
Thanks for your participation!