Training on DEWATS™ and FSM for Engineers


‘Training on DEWATS™ and FSM for Engineers’ is a platform for engineers engaged in the sanitation sub-sector to gain knowledge and skills to analyse the ground situation and promote decentralised sanitation solutions with proper Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) approaches according to the demand and site specific conditions. The training is being organized by ENPHO in coordination with CDD Society and with the support of BORDA.


Training Objective:
• Provide technical and practical knowledge and skills to the participants on:
– concept and principles of FSM and DEWATS™,
– design and implementation aspects of FSM and DEWATS™
• Enable participants to gain knowledge and skills for systematic planning and implementation of series of activities for collection, containment, transportation, treatment and safe disposal / reuse in FSM.
• Provide practical exposure to gain insights into the functioning of the decentralised wastewater, and faecal sludge treatment system.
• Build the capacities of trainees with analytical tools, and skills on how to select, plan, finance and implement the appropriate DEWATS™ modules for wastewater treatment.


Course Outline
• The training course is designed in such a way that it facilitates trainees to develop a basic understanding of international best practice in the design and operation of FSM and DEWATS. The trainees will be introduced to the characteristics of FSM, municipal wastewater, treatment principles and approaches for both FSM and DEWATS, the collection, treatment, re-use and disposal options for Municipal wastewater.
• During the field exercises, the trainees will be provided with hands on experience on how to assess sanitation situation of a particular site, analyse and propose a FSTP and DEWATS treatment option that is best suited to the site.
• Participants will be introduced to the globally applied best practices in setting up and operation of FS and DEWATS plants. Specific focus will be given to best practice in site selection, respective design requirements and operation for long-term sustainability of treatment plants.
• Exposure visit to FSM and DEWATS sites will be provided to understand the practicality of the plants for its sustained functioning.


Participants’ Eligibility Criteria
• Should have adequate experience in the water, sanitation and/or waste management
• Should represent Government, NGOs and private sectors
• Should have:
– degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering
– work experience in design and implementation of sanitation projects


Training Date and Venue:
The sessions of the training will be facilitated by National and International experts. The training which will be participated by 20 participants from Bhutan, ENPHO and the Government of Nepal for 7 days will start from 17th May 2017 and conclude on 23rd May 2017 in Hotel Marshyangdi, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.