Sanitation Project Implementation

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Sanitation Project Implementation

Draw upon real-life experiences, lessons learned and practical “how-to” recommendations to bring your sanitation project to success.

Discover experiences, proven approaches and methodologies, practical tips, checklists and important considerations for the successful realisation of sanitation projects.

The Sanitation Project Implementation Perspective is a key tool that provides you as a practitioner with critical considerations and learnings to support the planning and successful realization of your sanitation or wastewater management project. The content builds on practical experiences and lessons learned from realising a showcase sustainable wastewater management system in Jordan and aims to facilitate replication and scaling-up of complex and challenging sanitation solutions to similar contexts. As project implementation progresses, the information is updated regularly.

Click on the below graphic to learn more about the different stages and work packages needed to implement a sustainable and integrated sanitation solution:    

This Perspective aims to make available lessons learned with practical recommendations concerning the following key questions:

  • How to define an integrated wastewater management project?
  • How to anchor the project within the given governance system?
  • How to build acceptance and manage political interests at the local and national level?
  • How to establish the best solution (technical, social/political acceptance, economic feasibility)?
  • How to set up an operator model and build capacities and resources to ensure sustainable operations?
  • How to operate and maintain wastewater management systems?
  • How to develop a feasible business model?
  • How to establish and manage key partnerships?

 

 

 

 

Draw upon real-life experiences, lessons learned and practical “how-to” recommendations to bring your sanitation project to success.

Discover experiences, proven approaches and methodologies, practical tips, checklists and important considerations for the successful realisation of sanitation projects.

The Sanitation Project Implementation Perspective is a key tool that provides you as a practitioner with critical considerations and learnings to support the planning and successful realization of your sanitation or wastewater management project. The content builds on practical experiences and lessons learned from realising a showcase sustainable wastewater management system in Jordan and aims to facilitate replication and scaling-up of complex and challenging sanitation solutions to similar contexts. As project implementation progresses, the information is updated regularly.

Click on the below graphic to learn more about the different stages and work packages needed to implement a sustainable and integrated sanitation solution:    

This Perspective aims to make available lessons learned with practical recommendations concerning the following key questions:

  • How to define an integrated wastewater management project?
  • How to anchor the project within the given governance system?
  • How to build acceptance and manage political interests at the local and national level?
  • How to establish the best solution (technical, social/political acceptance, economic feasibility)?
  • How to set up an operator model and build capacities and resources to ensure sustainable operations?
  • How to operate and maintain wastewater management systems?
  • How to develop a feasible business model?
  • How to establish and manage key partnerships?

 

 

 

 

Selecting Sustainable Sanitation Systems

A sustainable sanitation system has to manage all waste products and by-products generated. It consists of a suitable combination of appropriate…

Successful & Efficient Procurement Processes

Procurement is the acquisition of goods or services. Professional, fair, transparent, and ethical procurement processes are geared towards achieving…

Conclusive Project Documentation

Establishing processes and procedures for conclusive project documentation and maintaining proper documentation of written and verbal communications…

Effective Project Planning & Monitoring

Systematic planning and monitoring are decisive elements for the effective and successful implementation of any project. That is particularly true…

Our lessons learned & recommendations

Systematic & Active Risk Management

Risk management means anticipating what might go wrong and taking action to reduce uncertainty to a tolerable level. Risk can be perceived either…

Community Engagement & Communication

Community engagement and communication are umbrella terms that cover active participation of concerned stakeholders, information sharing and…

Environmental & Social Impact Assessment

An Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) predicts the environmental and social consequences that a future project/intervention might…

Participatory Governance Assessments

Sanitation and water governance refers to the systems that determine access to water (who has the right to water and sanitation related services, who…

Land Allocation Process

Land acquisition commonly refers to the purchase of land, while land allocation means the allocation of state-owned land for a certain purpose.…

Fast Track Interventions

Fast Track Interventions are short-term activities that aim to initiate and maintain the engagement of the community and create added value for the…

Treated Wastewater and Faecal Sludge Reuse Concepts

In order to develop a sustainable wastewater management system, it is necessary to identify and implement feasible reuse options. However, a variety…

Setting up an Operator Model

Understanding institutional roles and responsibilities is critical to ensure reliable, cost-effective services. An operator model defines and…

Inadequate sanitation systems in Jordan affect both host and refugee communities and pollute the scarce water resources of the country. At the same time, reusing treated wastewater could relief pressure on water sources and make much-needed nutrients and irrigation water available for agricultural production and local economies.

The “Innovative Sanitation Solutions and Reuse in Arid Regions” (ISSRAR) project aims to maximise the reuse of water in underserved communities in Jordan and falls under the umbrella of a Memorandum of Understanding between Switzerland and Jordan governing cooperation in the fields of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Water Governance, Water Diplomacy and Transboundary Water Management in Jordan. The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by the ISSRAR consortium, made up of the Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) and seecon international gmbh.

By realising a showcase sustainable sanitation system in Azraq, the ISSRAR Consortium aims to increase wastewater treatment efficiency, improve faecal sludge management, and turn waste streams into physical and financial resource streams by ensuring and promoting the safe reuse of treated wastewater and faecal sludge. The project seeks to contribute to reducing existing environmental risks related to unsafe sanitation practices, creating better living conditions from an environmental, public health and economic perspective and thus improving resilience of local populations.

The Sanitation Project Implementation Perspective documents and makes available experiences, proven approaches and methodologies and learnings with recommendations from implementation of the ISSRAR project. The Sanitation Project Implementation Perspective further aims to facilitate replication and scaling-up of sanitation solutions to contexts with similar challenges.

 

Disclaimer

The Sanitation Project Implementation Perspective reflects only the authors' views and not those of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. This work may rely on data sources external to the members of the ISSRAR Project Consortium. Members of the Consortium do not accept liability for loss or damage suffered by any third party as a result of errors or inaccuracies in such data. The information in this document is provided "as is" and no guarantee is given that the information is fit for any particular purpose. The user thereof uses the information at their sole risk and neither the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation nor any member of the ISSRAR Consortium is liable for any use that may be made of the information.

 

Objectives

The ISSRAR project aims to develop a suitable intervention plan, design appropriate sanitation infrastructure and operational concepts, raise awareness, and build local capacity. The consortium and its local partners participate with civil society by way of recommendations for legal and regulatory amendments with the goal of triggering policy and behaviour change in the area of water reuse. Once implemented, the project will lead to water reuse and water resource recovery at community level.

 

ISSRAR is made possible by the financial support of:

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation logo


ISSRAR is a project implemented by:

 

The Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association

www.borda.org

BORDA is a non-profit civil society expert organization headquartered in Bremen, Germany, that provides innovative, demand-driven support in wastewater management and integrated urban planning.

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seecon international gmbh

www.seecon.ch

seecon is a Swiss consultancy specialising in good water governance and providing support to water-sector institutions to establish sustainable business strategies.

 

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For more information please visit: https://borda-wesca.org/