A link collection is always work in progress. We try to post interesting links regarding laboratory operations and faecal sludge management.

Faecal Sludge Field Laboratory Resources

Cloud drive with all FSFL resources.


Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
Faecal Sludge Field Laboratory’s discussion thread in the SuSanA Forum

Faecal Sludge Management for Disaster Relief – Technology Comparison Study – a report from ARUP on several treatment plants in the Kutupalong mega camp.

Organisations and Clusters

E-compendium of Sanitation Technologies in Emergencies

The eCompendium is a comprehensive and well-structured online capacity development and decision support tool that allows real time filtering and configuration of entire sanitation service chain solutions in emergency settings. 

Faecal Sludge Management: Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation

Faecal Sludge Management: Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation is a very good introduction into the whole topic.

IWA – Books

The International Water Association has a very good book and e-book store. Some of the books are free to download. For a good introduction into wastewater and faecal sludge treatment we can recommend the books of the Biological Wastewater Treatment Series of von Sperling.


The Octopus platform is a useful tool for sharing case studies of field faecal sludge treatment plants. The platform is operated by Solidarites International.