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1Introduction to water and sanitation development
2Basic concepts, water rich / water poor, and pictoral tour of global water and sanitation

A utility's pro-poor approach in Bangalore's slums

Guest lecture: Genevieve Connors, Urban Development Sector Unit, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank

4Water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseasesQuiz 1
5Sources of water and water supply planningPolicy memo 1 due
6Water quality and simple water quality field testing demo
7Decentralized household water treatment and safe storage

Mid-course appraisal due

Mid-term essay due


Centralized water treatment: MWRA and Beijing

Guest lecture: Joshua Das, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority


Sewage collection systems

Guest lecture: Earthea Nance, Virginia Tech

Quiz 2
10Sanitation history, centralized wastewater treatment, and reusePolicy memo 2 due (in-class)

Water and sanitation financing

Guest lecture: Prof. Peter Rogers, Harvard University


On-site excreta disposal

Guest lecture: Brian Robinson (with Susan Murcott)

13Wrap-upFinal papers due (hardcopy)


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