Water Filter Workshop (4/30-5/3/15)

UPDATE: Photos from this workshop have been posted in the gallery.

We are now accepting applications for our next sustainable biosand water filter workshop, which is scheduled to take place between April 30th to May 3rd, 2015 at Sill Hall of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Benefits of this four-day workshop include:

  • You will be provided with theory, instruction and hands‐on experience by AVFCW staff and a CAWST instructor.
  • Covers topics such as water quality, hygiene, sanitation, disease transmission, household water treatment options and safe water storage.
  • Participants will gain knowledge of the challenges facing developing countries as related to illnesses associated with unclean drinking water.
  • Participants will construct all filter components, including concrete containers, sand media, diffuser basins and lids.
  • Provides opportunities to create an action plan for future work in the field.

The total cost for the four-day program, including lunch each day, is USD$560. Scholarships are available on a merit-basis (apply here).

As an added bonus for Eastern Michigan University students, there is a potential to add two academic credits for the participation and completion of this workshop.*

The instruction and workshops will be running from 8:00am to 5:00pm everyday, and participants are expected to be present during the entire duration of the classes.

Download our PDF flyer to share with anyone you know that would benefit from the training that we provide.

Does this sound like something that you would gain from? Sign up by clicking here.

* Additional costs will apply for those seeking undergraduate or graduate credit through EMU.


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