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SURVEY ON MUNICIPAL WATER AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

In an effort to systematize existing information regarding municipal water and solid waste management in Latin America and the Caribbean, the EMS is generating a database of research and projects to assist municipalities and other stakeholders to make informed decisions about water and solid waste management. EMS is also putting together a list of potential participants to attend training courses on topics related to environmental management, according to the needs detected through this consultation.

We are now in the process of compiling information on projects and studies as well as collecting your views on key issues related to solid waste and water management.  We invite you to participate by filling out this survey. You can download the Word version ( click here  50Kb) and send it back to: info@ems-sema.org

Guidelines to fill in the information:

PART A -  Please include all required information. This will help us  identify the person that will be included in the list of potential participants to attend training courses.

PARTS B and C - Are divided by thematic areas: Waste and Water Management. Depending on your field of work you can complete one or both parts.  

We thank in advance for your time and effort . Should you have any comments, please do not hesitate to contact us:  info@ems-sema.org 

SURVEY ON MUNICIPAL WATER AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

PART A - RESPONDENT INFORMATION (please fill in all fields)

Name:
Institution:
Title:
Address:
Country:
Telephone: Code: N
E-mail:

PART B -  MUNICIPAL POTABLE WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

1. What do you consider is the most pressing problem regarding municipal water and wastewater management?

2. Does municipal wastewater receive and form of treatment before it is discharged? 

Yes  No

3. Is there a need for capacity-building of municipal technicians and decision makers in water management issues?

Yes  No

3.a. What areas do you consider most in need of training?

4. What information resources are available to your municipality to assist in taking decisions regarding wastewater management?

5. Do you know of any successful municipal water management project whose experience deserves to be shared with other municipalities?

Yes  No

Name:
Localization:
Contact (please fill at lease one item)
E-mail:
Telephone:
Brief description of the Project

PART C -  MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

1. Has your country adopted an official policy to reduce the generation of solid waste and improve its management?

Yes  No

2. Is there a coordinating body or agency responsible to oversee and support the implementation of official policies toward improving Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM)?

Yes  No

2.a. Name of coordinating body and contact info: 

Name:

E-mail:  
3. Is there a need for capacity-building of human resources in entities (agencies or departments) responsible to oversee MSWM?

Yes  No

3.a. What areas do you consider are most lacking?
4. Is hazardous waste disposed of separately from other municipal wastes?

Yes  No

5. Identify whether your municipality has any of the following services or infrastructure:
Municipal Composting Plant
Municipal Recycling Plant or Depot
Hazardous Waste Storage Depot
Curbside Recycling Programme
6. What information resources are available to your institution to assist in taking decisions regarding solid waste management?
7. Does your municipality have programmes to educate and raise public awareness about reducing, reusing and recycling waste?

Yes  No

7.a.  Which strategies have been more effective in creating environmental awareness and responsibility?

8. Can you identify a successful project in municipal solid waste management whose experience deserves to be shared with other municipalities? For example: successful municipal composting plant, or recycling cooperatives, etc.

Yes  No

Name:
Localization:
Contact (please fill in one at least)
E-mail:
Telephone:
Brief description of the Project:

     

 

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