Water & Sanitation
Safe Water and Sustainable Sanitation for All - WECF implements decentralised, safe sustainable and affordable sanitation systems for rural areas and promotes in particular access to safe water and sanitation for schools. WECF raises awareness and mobilises citizens for sustainable water and wastewater management and promotes community based and affordable water supply systems for rural areas without a centralised drinking water supply. WECF and partners represent civil society in the UNECE Protocol on Water and Health process and advocate for an integrated and sustainable approach to water resource and river basin management.
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Latest News & Reports
Ekoforum Zenica and WECF organised training and presentation on 'EcoSan: Reducing chemicals and pollution of drinking water sources in rural communities'
Eco Forum Zenica, in partnership with WECF International, Journalists for Human Rights (Macedonia), Women and Development (Albania) and UNEP, work together on the construction and installation of EcoSan toilets, filters for waste water and composting help, in order to reduce the use of chemical fertilizers and protect drinking water sources
Towards improved - sustainable - sanitation for rural women, men and children
National technical standards on ecosan toilets and constructed wetlands initiated by WECF for the Republic of Moldova
World Water Day 2017: Why waste water is part of the Sustainable Development Goals?
SDG6 is about ensuring adequate and sustainable water supply. One of the targets is to halve the proportion of untreated wastewater
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Latest Press Release
#MenstruationMatters: How ecosan can help improve health and school attendance of girls
WECF teams up with WASH united for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Tapping Our Ressources - Sustainable Development and Poverty Elimination
Safe Drinking Water, Safe Sanitation, Safe Food
Donors: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation, TMF programme, The Netherlands
Partners: AWHHE, Katachel e.V., MAMA-86, Ukraine
Duration: 01/2005 - 12/2007
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Compendium to develop a Water and Sanitation Safety Plan in a Rural Community
2nd completely revised edition of the compendium is out and available in English, Romanian, Macedonian, Albanian and Bulgarian
Safe drinking Water & Energy in Uganda
Video with impressions of sustainable technologies implemented by ARUWE and WECF
New publications on Water, Sanitation and Health in schools
Two new publications on WASH in schools (WinS) were launched at the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Geneva, 14-16 November 2016)
Status of small-scale water supplies in the WHO European Region
document on the status of small-scale water supplies in the WHO European Region
tools and good practices from the pan-European Region to take policy action to improve small-scale water supply and sanitation systems
Amongst many authors, WECF's sanitation and water expert contributed to this publication
EWA: "Empower Women - Benefit (for) All"
The EWA Project in Georgia - an overview
Revised Manual on Principles, Operation, Construction of Urine Diverting Dry Toilets
After almost 10 years the WECF manual on Urine Diverting Dry Toilets for households, principles, operation and construction was revised.
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