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ACTED organised Orientation Session on Clean Water Act and National Septage & Sewerage Program

On August 10th and 11th, ACTED conducted an Orientation Session for 32 participants from 4 Local Government Units in Eastern Samar, focusing on the Philippines Clean Water Act and National Septage and Sewerage Program. The session is part of the Feacal Sludge Management (PhATS) pilot program, supported by UNICEF.

Participants were oriented on modules including legal and regulartory frameworks, septage management, budgeting and treatment plans. Nora, one of the participants, recounted at the end that “I am eager to push through with this project and adopt ordinances specifically aroud septage management as a stepping stone to reach status of Total Sanitation Municipality”.