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WG 9 - Sanitation as a business and public awareness

WG 9a Sanitation as a business
One of the main reasons why sanitation is a market which the private sector and businesses have tended to neglect is their lack of the awareness of business opportunities in wastewater and excreta management. However, sanitation provides further income possibilities besides the well-known wastewater treatment fees or septic tank faecal sludge removal fees.
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WG 9b Public awareness and sanitation marketing
This working group tracks sound practices that raise awareness of sustainable sanitation options and illustrates ways various options have been made accessible and affordable in local and global markets, especially for the poor. The severity of the on-going sanitation crisis in developing countries and countries in transition is still poorly understood. Discussions of sanitation have until recently involved only professionals. The need to reach the general public and policy makers worldwide is the current challenge.
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Leads
The lead of this working group is Jack Sim and the co-lead is Carol McCreary:
Jack Sim - Working Group 09 Carol McCreary - Working Group 09
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PHLUSH
USA  

 
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