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UPM has been selected as one of the consulting firms to support the inception and planning phase of the Innovative Sanitation Solutions& Reuse in Arid Region project (ISSRAR) in Jordan.
See details of the project: http://borda-wesca.org/jordan-innovative-sanitation-solutions-and-reuse-in-arid-regions-issrar/
Innovative Sanitation Solutions & Reuse in Arid Region in Jordan
The project initiated by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and managed by the BORDA – Seecon Consortium and under the supervision of a Steering Committee led by the Water Authority of Jordan, was launched on the 6thof December 2017.
The project aims to increase Wastewater Treatment efficiency, improve Fecal Sludge Management (FSM), and turn waste streams into physical and financial resource streams by ensuring and promoting the safe reuse of treated wastewater and fecal sludge. The project will thus contribute to reducing environmental risks, creating better living conditions and improving resilience of host communities in Jordan.
- Provision of recommendations and insight into potential project sites, as well as high-level input on stakeholders and existing technology solutions;
- Provide input on technology selection and review on proposed treatment system;
- Provide conceptual ideas for reuse of sludge/biosolids; and
- Development of a co-financing sanitation strategy in the selected community.