Here are various places where we have spoken about WASH failures, or encouraged others to!
2023 Frontiers of Sanitation: Learning From and Preventing Failure in WASH
2022 FSMA Presents: WASH Failures
2021 The Meaning of Health: Sanitation, Toilets and Menstruation
2020 Disasters Deconstructed S3E8: Talking About Failure
2020 Water You On About: The Sidekick Manifesto
2020 Everybody Hates Me: Let’s Talk About Stigma: Water, Sanitation and Menstruation Stigma
2019 The Conversation: What will it take to build the toilets of the future?
2022 We guest edited a Special Collection of Environmental Health Insights focusing on Learning from Failure in Environmental and Public Health Research. You can read our editorial that ties it together, but more importantly, there are heaps of cool papers written by our colleagues!
We have published the following briefs from the ‘Amplifying local voices to reduce failure in the WASH sector’ project:
2021 42nd WEDC International Conference: Why shit happens: Amplifying the voices of frontline WASH professionals to reduce failure in the sector
2021 International Faecal Sludge Management Conference: Amplifying local voices to reduce failures in faecal sludge management
2021 Colorado WASH Symposium: Amplifying local voices to reduce failures in the Sub-Saharan WASH sector
2019 IWA Small Water and Wastewater Systems and Resource Oriented Sanitation Conference: Shit Happens