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AFRICASAN5 program

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 

Mon, Feb 18

Optional field trips 9:00am-4:00pm

 

Tues, Feb 19

Day 1 of conference, 9:00am – 5:30pm

AMCOW stakeholder dialogues, 4.30pm-6:30pm

 

Wed, Feb 20

Day 2 of conference, 9:00am-5:00pm

Evening  Reception, 6:30pm-9:00pm

 

Thur, Feb 21

Day 3 of conference, 9:00am-5:30pm

 

Fri, Feb 22

Optional workshops, 9:00am-5:00pm (both full and half day sessions)

 

Welcome Reception

 

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Monday, February 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM

 

Workshops

 

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Friday, February 22, 2019

Learn more about the workshops here.

 

 

Field Trip

 

Informal Settlements & Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Cape Town, South Africa

 

Monday, February 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM

 

This field trip provided conference attendees with a deep dive into the current sanitation context within the municipality of Cape Town. Participants visited 3-4 different examples of basic water and sanitation services being implemented within the informal settlements of Cape Town via the Informal Settlement Basic Services Branch. The Informal Settlement Basic Services Branch implements a variety of different toilet solutions, such as; full flush toilets, portable flush toilets, chemical toilets, and container-based toilets making up the majority. They also provide emptying services for these toilets, and the fecal sludge is taken to the Borcherds Quarry WWTP for treatment and processing.

 

Participants also visited the Borcherds Quarry WWTP, which in the past few years has undergone extensive upgrades and extensions, including building a separate FSM facility. The FSM facility has been re-designed to improve efficiency and capacity. The older part of the WWTP, Stercus is also being upgraded. Extensive ventilation and odor control facilities has been provided at the most affected process units at the plant. Lastly, a new administration facility has been provided, utilizing existing buildings.

 

Evening Reception

 

Grand Africa Café & Beach

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM

 

Following two days of innovative and educational meetings, this evening reception allowed attendees the opportunity to step outside of the CTICC and take in Cape Town’s beauty.

 

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AFRICASAN5

African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW)

Tel: +234 909 607 4166

Email: africasan5@amcow-online.org

2018 AMCOW