Goal – To begin the conversation about the condition of our wastewater systems – to talk about Toilets: their role in our health, livelihood, tourism (cruises, resorts, ecotourism), and economy.

We are calling decision-makers and leaders in Jamaica to be thoughtful in our design of the systems the we depend upon. We want to see Jamaica develop in a way that allows us to be more self-reliant and resilient in the face of any natural disaster. We need to think about how to responsibly process the result of eating and drinking- pee and poop. How will Jamaica develop a national strategy for sanitation?

Other main topic of the Jamaica Toilet Summit will be Disaster Sanitation Preparedness
What to do when nature calls and there isn’t a flush toilet?
Areas where there is no sewage systems or no septic systems
In the event of a power outage caused by natural or human made disasters

Can we create a national strategy – how about disaster?
Local- what if we can’t tie in to city grid
Industry specific standards

Date(s) - 17/11/2017
9 h 00 min - 15 h 00 min

The University of Technology

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Room LT50, Share facilities complex, Papine Campus