Meeting / Workshop


WEPA International Workshop on “Roles of decentralized wastewater and septage management in addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) in Asia”

21 February 2019

Agenda of the Workshop and Presentations

Opening Session

Opening remarks
Hiroki Hasegawa, Deputy Director, Water Environment Division, Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Framing presentation (Background and the purpose of session)
Osamu Mizuno, WEPA Secretariat

Session 1

Keynote presentation 1 “Decentralized Treatment for Domestic Wastewater Using the Johkasou System”
Pierre Flamand, Manager, International affairs, Japan Sanitation Consortium (JSC)
Keynote presentation 2 “Policy Dialogues and Network Building for Promoting Integrated Decentralized Domestic Wastewater Management in ASEAN”
Rieko Kubota, International Project Coordinator/Researcher, Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

Session 2

Introduction of good practices “Decentralized Wastewater and Septage Management in Asia – Challenges and Opportunities”
Pham Ngoc Bao, WEPA Secretariat
Experiences of WEPA partner countries – Addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of SDGs through the introduction of decentralized wastewater management approaches.
4-Viet Nam
Overall discussion

Site visit for Iriezaki Wastewater Treatment Plant and Kawasaki Marien

Supported by the City of Kawasaki and Japan Environmental Sanitation Center