Tricia’s snippets 2017-03-08

My latest blog – still some catching up to do!

From WEDC:

NEW:  WEDC MOBILE NOTES ON WASH for smartphones and tablets

This collection of illustrated mobile notes on aspects of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in low- and middle-income countries has been designed for people on the move.

Composed especially for smartphones and tablets, they can be read online or downloaded free of charge.

The link takes you to the list of currently available titles including the WHO Technical Notes on Drinking-water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Emergencies. 

Bookmark the link on your phone as the list updates periodically when new notes are added to the collection.

NEW! : WATER SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS – A series of four films


From The Water Network Newsletter 26th January 2017:

CSIR Develops Device to Detect E. coli in Water

From Sanitation Updates:

33rd AGUASAN Workshop: “Circular economy – transforming waste into resources”

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 04:55 AM PST

The Business of Sanitation for All – Toilet Board Coalition

Posted: 16 Feb 2017 09:33 AM PST

Safe toilets help flush out disease in Cambodia’s floating communities

Posted: 15 Feb 2017 06:02 AM PST

Open Defecation vs. Community Toilets: A Complicated Choice – Global Waters

Disease ‘superspreaders’ accounted for nearly two-thirds of Ebola cases, study finds

Do it differently: Toilets are not enough to achieve sanitation, India must reinvent the waste business

Pit Latrine Fecal Sludge Resistance Using a Dynamic Cone Penetrometer in Low Income Areas in Mzuzu City, Malawi

Posted: 14 Feb 2017

Living standards lag behind economic growth

Posted: 13 Feb 2017 11:03 AM PST

5 Offbeat Toilets India Should Adopt To Fight Sanitation Problems

Rushing into solutions without fully grasping the problem

In Burkina Faso the political commitment for sanitation is unequivocal

Changing behaviours: there is no quick fix!

Posted: 08 Feb 2017

Trading in trash: Nairobi’s e-waste entrepreneurs – in pictures

Without Access to Clean, Safe Toilets, Women Face Assault and Illness

Recent sanitation research

Information on fecal sludge management

Posted: 07 Feb 2017

SuSanA webinar: Learning from experiences in urban and rural sanitation marketing, Feb 15th, 15:30 CET (Stockholm time)

Posted: 06 Feb 2017 04:09 AM PST

Characterization of pit latrines to support design and selection of emptying tools in peri-urban Mzuzu, Malawi

Letter from India: How Poop is Becoming Big Business for Small Companies

Posted: 31 Jan 2017

SFD toolbox – Sustainable Sanitation Alliance

Posted: 30 Jan 2017 09:24 AM PST

Sanitation from a gender perspective – Sandec/Eawag

Shit Flow Diagrams – Sandec/Eawag

Kenya – Entrepreneur who makes building materials from waste

12 Cartoons to Learn About Critical Water Issues – World Bank

 Study links infant diarrhea to telomere shortening and troubles later in life

Posted: 27 Jan 2017

Recent WASH research

Posted: 25 Jan 2017 06:29 AM PST

From journal email alerts:


ISSN 0048-9697

VOL 573; (2016)


ISSN 0920-4741

VOL 31; NUMB 1 (2017)


ISSN 1438-4639

VOL 219; NUMBER 7; PART A (2016)

International journal of water resources development

ISSN 0790-0627

VOL 32; NUMB 3 (2016)

From email alerts (sanitation in title):