Course Details

Decentralized Liquid Waste Management


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Course Overview

Decentralized Liquid Waste Management is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the concepts and practices related to liquid waste management. The course will cover a range of topics, including the challenges associated with liquid waste management, the importance of decentralized systems, and the various technologies and processes that can be used to manage liquid waste. The course explore and criticize the critical areas in Ghana, relating to liquid waste managements Participants will learn how to identify the different types of liquid waste, assess their potential impact on the environment and human health, and develop appropriate strategies to manage them. They will also learn how to design and implement decentralized liquid waste management systems, including the selection and application of various technologies and processes. By the end of the program, participants will have acquired the skills, knowledge, and tools necessary to effectively manage liquid waste in a decentralized manner. They will also be equipped with the ability to identify and address challenges associated with liquid waste management, and develop sustainable solutions that meet local needs and priorities

Content and Learning

This course will cover the following topic areas:

Unit 1: Introduction to Liquid Waste Management Unit 2: Challenges in Liquid Waste Management Unit 3: Decentralized Liquid Waste Systems Unit 4: New Technologies in Liquid Waste Management Unit 5: Design and implementation of decentralized liquid waste management systems Unit 6: Design and implementation of decentralized liquid waste systems Unit 7: Case studies and best practices Participants will gain knowledge and skills that can be applied in a variety of settings, including urban and rural communities. This course is ideal for • Local government officials, • Community leaders, • Waste management professionals, • Individuals who are interested in learning about sustainable waste management practices.


This program is designed for professionals, practitioners, and decision-makers working in the field of liquid waste management, as well as anyone interested in learning more about the topic. The course is open to individuals with a background in environmental science, engineering, public health, or related fields.

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