World Water Week 2017: Live Blog

August 26, 2017
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Program Manager Carol McCrearyWelcome to the PHLUSH live blog of World Water Week 2017. PHLUSH Program Manager Carol McCreary is live blogging (using Twitter) the event in Stockholm, Sweden from August 27th to September 1st.

The event program is here. The exhibitors are here. If you want her to discuss a specific topic, please leave a comment on this post!

Read more below for her archived updates from World Water Week.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
Much cooler is public art showing real time removal of N & P from H2O flows before & after treatment Stockholm’s WWTP. #awareness #WWWeek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
Field trip to @AstraZeneca WWTP was more marketing than science & disappointing to #wwweek experts. Pharmaceutical removal so important!

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
Kenya crowd so dynamic. Sani experts + their celeb champions all involved & working outreach. So cool to hang out with famous footballer!

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
Will miss seeing these sanitation financing pioneers from Kenya’s Water Sector Trust Fund every day. http://www.waterfund.go.ke

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
Yes, indeed, I think @susana_org has gotten strong branding at #wwweek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
So get that new members like this gentleman from Uganda wanted to pose w my chums Marie-Claire & Shobana. @susana_org pride at #WWWeek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Sep 1
So many wonderful people at #wwweek ! New @susana_org members include these officials from Central Asia.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 31
Kenya’s WSTF finances sanitation services 4 poor & underserved communities. Their great energy at #WWWeek inspired ours at next door booth.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 31
So many #wwweek participants joining @susana_org Such a pleasure to meet Maris from Lativa & colleague from ITS Europe HQ in UK. Come join!

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
US teens Ryan Thorpe & Rachel Chang win Stockholm Junior Water Prize! An honor to have met them & formidable global competitors. #wwweek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Oops. New FSM manual from @gatesfoundation (Not @BORDA_Bremen just kindly delivered by them) USB copies in booth 44; print copy can be sent.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Have you seen UD toilet at @toilets4people exhibit? Turn left at #wwweek entrance. Can’t wait to interview Jason Kass! Stay tuned.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Celebrating new @susana_org members from Kyrgyzstan! Are you a member? It’s free. We can help you sign up at #WWWeek booth 44.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Latin American SuSanA member group growing as we speak! They are certainly having fun. @susana_org @siwi_water #WWWeek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Traffic jam @susana_org booth! Lunch meeting on Latin American regional network right, other mtg forming left. #Sanitation rocks! #WWWeek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 29
Brand new manual “FSM Innovation” from @BORDA_Bremen has just arrived at @susana_org #WWWeek booth! Case studies show use of SFD tool.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
Know about SFDs? Join Cecilia at @susana_org booth at 10h & 14h today (Tues) http://sfd.susana.org/news-events/events/97-sfds-at-world-water-week-2017-stockholm … #WWWeek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
Last night the City of Stockholm honored #wwweek participants at Stadhuset. The spectacular Golden Hall also hosts Nobel Prize festivities.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
I thought that was Sasha Kramer dashing past the busy @susana_org booth. @SOILHaiti has so much to teach us all. Please stop by & say hi.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
I see why #wwweek is addictive. Stockholm is so welcoming! And isn’t city hall a fine place for a reception for 3000 people?

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
Several visitors at booth today had requests for meetings. Got Indian PM’s Modi’s Swachh Bharat Advisory team in touch with SuSanA head.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
We say goodbye to Dr Engineer Claudia, back to @WECF_INT work in E Europe & Cen Asia. We meet next in Seattle for @gatesfoundation project.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
Toilet pan makes squatting easy, requires facing in right direction, and has aids for blind. + huge market. #wwweek http://www.squatease.com

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 28
Just met at #wwweek Satyajit Mittal, Founder of SquatEase toilet pan. Entrepreneur with product that speaks for itself.

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 27
World Toilet Day 2017 site is live! http://wtd.unwater.org/2017/ Tell stories, post events, @susana_org partners, #wwweek folks. Thx @UN_Water

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 27
Brett @waltononwater stopped by @susana_org booth Wrote award-winning series on US septics. http://www.circleofblue.org/2016/world/brettwalton/ … @circleofblue #wwweek

PHLUSH‏ @PortlandPHLUSH Aug 26
Look forward to following you at #wwweek Pls stop by booth #44 to say hello to @susana_org and one of our volunteers there.

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