SMAT AND OWSSB BEGIN WORK ON TECHNICAL OPERATIONS WORKING AREA
Having formally launched the partnership between SMAT and WSSB, the real work has now started with the conduct of regular meetings between partners. These meetings between focal persons of various Working Areas from mentor and mentee are critical in the development of the STAP, ensure timely completion of agreed work, and foster a closer relationship between partners. For the month of May and June 2022, a series of meetings were conducted covering the Working Area Technical Operations. These are: 1) development of a drainage network model; 2) wastewater and sludge reuse program establishment; 3) new and effective low cost technologies and solutions; and 4) solutions to improve wastewater processes including IT solutions.
These meetings are expected to continue for the next 3-4 months in preparation for the mentor visit towards the 4th Quarter of 2022.