Department Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development

Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development

Our mandate is to develop and test methods and technologies that help the worlds’ poorest access sustainable water and sanitation services.

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Research Projects

FORWARD is an applied research project that develops integrated strategies & technologies for the management of municipal organic solid waste in medium-sized cities of Indonesia
This two-year research project assesses the conditions and functionality of sanitary infrastructure in four selected health centres in India and Uganda.
The SEEK project aims to increase revenue potential by processing sludge together with other urban waste streams into fuel pellets and electricity through gasification.
The objective of this collaborative project with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation is to improve access to potable water in remote rural areas of Mid-Western Nepal.