Aerial shot of a sewage water treatment plant.

Connecting Households to Sewer Systems

Delve into these intricate systems, where numerous components must work harmoniously to ensure smooth operation. This course outlines a proven process that can promote enhanced connectivity to sewerage infrastructure and systems.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (55 Mins)
  • Published Published
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    Why Explore Connections to Sewer Systems?
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Introduction to the Process
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
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    Assessment Phase: Proposed Infrastructure Planning
    Chapter Duration 15 mins
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    Planning and Design Phase of the Sewer System
    Chapter Duration 10 mins
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    Implementation Phase
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Monitoring and Evaluation: Post-Construction Phase
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
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    Resources and References
    Chapter Duration 1 min

What You Will Learn

  • Understand why connectivity to sewerage networks matters
  • Familiarize participants with the principles of sanitation systems
  • Learn about the key phases of encouraging connectivity to a sewerage system
  • Apply a multidimensional framework to assessing a community’s sanitation system

Course Description

Sanitation systems are complex, with many parts that must function effectively to ensure the entire system works. This course provides an overview of a process that planners and community leaders can undertake to encourage greater connectivity to sewerage infrastructure and systems. The instructor will walk participants through key considerations of each phase of this multi-dimensional approach. By the end of this course, you will possess a solid understanding of the various factors involved in optimizing sanitation systems and empowering communities with access to reliable and efficient sewerage services.

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Economics
  • Sustainability


This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.


This course is 1 LU.

Meet Your Instructor

Seema Thomas

Seema Thomas

Seema is an urban development professional focused on developing and expanding innovative and inclusive initiatives to support communities from the neighborhood to the metropolitan scale.

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