1.851 Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Environmental Sanitation (WASH-ENV) in Low- and Middle-income Countries


Class Info

Addresses principles and practice of water, sanitation, hygiene and environmental sanitation (WASH-ENV) systems, infrastructure, engineering, and planning in low- and middle-income countries. Incorporates interdisciplinary technical, socio-cultural, public health, human rights, behavioral, and economic aspects into the design and implementation of interventions. Students develop skills to plan simple, yet reliable, WASH-ENV systems together with urban or rural communities that are compatible with local customs and available human and material resources.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.851 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester.

This class counts for a total of 0 credits.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 1.851 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the 1.851 Class Site site or on the 1.851 Stellar site.

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