Shit Flow Diagram Workshop Report WTSDiagram

January 07, 2019

A shit flow diagram (SFD) is a schematic representation of the wastewater and faecal sludge management procedure that is implemented by a city or town. This visualization tool has been widely established and is universally recognized as an advocacy and decision making/support tool. This tool has a potential to encourage a monetary shift of focus towards inclusive urban sanitation and efficient investments, thereby improving the overall sanitation situation and contributing positively towards conservation of the environment. Objective of this workshop is to understand the development of SFD and its global applicability: sensitization and promotion of operative manuals and softwares that make SFD an open access tool which is globally used. To introduce the shit flow diagram tool for understanding the fate of excreta at city level, so that stakeholders can introduce relevant infrastructural changes.