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WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH) SERVICES

Fostering safe and sustainable water and sanitation solutions

WHAT IS SANITATION?

Rapid urbanisation in developing countries have seen many of the people migrating to the cities and ended up living in urban slum areas where governments struggle to provide effective water and sanitation systems. One of the major issues affecting water utilities is the considerable level of “non-revenue water” (NRW), which the financial viability of water utilities through lost revenues and increased operational costs. 

Sanitation solution for urban slums where access to sewage network is almost non-existent, amid technology implementation, needs to address cost, space and the wider environment issues like waste and disposal. Sustainable sanitation solutions decrease environmental pollution, prevent the transmission of water-related diseases, and support economic and social development. 

WHY ARE SANITATION SERVICES IMPORTANT? 

Feasibility studies provide you with clear directions for selection of water and sanitation systems and business models appropriate in your context, providing you with the right information for ease of decision making. 
Inspection and qualification with qualified certification bodies improves customer confidence of your products and through a thorough and quantifiable technology evaluation, we help manufacturers transfer their innovation as prototypes into the market. 

Having a clear and defined tender evaluation reduces risk and improves comparability between different systems, providing you with clarity on the appropriate choice of product. 

TÜV SÜD HELPS TO ENSURE SUSTAINABLE WASH PROJECT

TÜV SÜD combines in-depth knowledge of the WASH sector with multidisciplinary technological expertise to ensure that your conception of a WASH project, programme or product is successful and sustainable. As an independent third-party service with core competencies in qualification, standardisation and certification, we can support you in making the right investment decisions.

Our technical advisory will provide you with a clear understanding of the various technology options available, not only from a human health and environmental perspective, but also from a complete life cycle to ensure sustainability of your business.

WHAT DO WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH) SERVICES INVOLVE?

TÜV SÜD provides services for donors, investors, government and non-government organisations, manufacturers and technology developers in the WASH sector. These services are: Feasibility studies for implementation of water and sanitation programme and technologies.

  • Assessment through field audits and inspection.
  • Technology evaluation for manufacturers to understand the readiness of your systems in accordance to international standards.
  • Tender evaluation to reduce risk and time spent on selection of water and sanitation solution.
  • Technical advisory and implementation assistance to guide decision makers while helping to reduce complexity and information costs.
 

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