UNC Water and Health

October 16, 2017 to October 20, 2017

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

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RTI researchers will be among the many presenters at the UNC's 2017 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy. The event, hosted by UNC's Water Institute, offers an opportunity to discuss public health issues related to drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and water resources in the developing and developed worlds.

During the event, RTI experts will talk on a variety of topics, ranging from reusing blackwater to urban sanitation issues to dealing with human feces sanitation:

  • Drinking Water Safety in the U.S.: Risk Quantification, Mitigation, and Communication. Anna Aceituno, Kathy Woodward, and Jenny Redmon
  • Onsite treatment and reuse of blackwater. Brian Hawkins
  • Stakeholder Perspectives around Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda: Barriers and Key Priorities for the Sector. Kathy Woodward     
  • Swachh Bharat for Urban India: Toilets and Beyond. Myles Elledge, Dinesh Mehta, Sonia Grego and Andrea Stowell               
  • Drying Kinetics and Characteristics of Human Feces for Onsite Sanitation. Katelyn Sellgren             
  • Urban Sanitation Characteristics Around the World: Comparison of Market and Technology Indicators for the Sanitation Sector. Kathy Woodward and Anna Aceituno 
  • User Perspectives on Water Reuse: Insights from Urban India. Myles Elledge