Looking for FSM5 conference materials?

Looking for FSM5 conference materials? All FSM5 presentations and videos have been uploaded to the FSM5-SuSanA website. Special thanks to SuSanA for being the digital host of FSM4 and FSM5. Don’t forget to save the date for FSM6, 15-19 February 2021, held in Asia. Exact location,TBD.

FSM Conference

Building on the success of the past events, the FSM conference aims to bring together professionals working in the sector, including utilities, service providers, cities, governments, academics, scientists, consultants, donors and industries, to support the global initiative of disseminating sustainable solutions for FSM to help achieve Sustainable Development goal 6.2.


The FSM5 conference joined forces with the African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW) to co-convene with the AfricaSan 5 conference. Through this partnership, conference attendees had access to a unique synergistic program that combined the political will of AfricaSan along with the technical, practical, and academic expertise of the FSM Conference.  The 5th International FSM […]


Worldwide, 2.7 billion people rely on onsite sanitation. Yet, there is still typically no management system in place to deal with the resulting faecal sludge (e.g. septage and pit latrine sludge). The result is that the waste typically ends up being dumped directly into the urban environment, with significant health and environmental implications. Creating faecal […]