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Outcomes of the 6th JWF webinar

The 6th JWF webinar was held on Wednesday 19th of January and 118 participants from 14 countries including the Nigeria, Malaysia Philippines enjoyed it. Mr. OHKAMI Yohei, Director for Overseas Projects of Sewerage, Sewage International Affairs and Engineering Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT) gave a lecture on the theme of Sewerage and Water Environment Improvement. Mr. OHKAMI gave a presentation from three aspects: 1) History of sewerage, 2) Legislation to improve water environment, and 3) Current issues and policies, and he explained how sewage systems have contributed to improving water quality in rivers. To achieve this, he emphasized, legal regulations are important as well as the sewerage maintenance. He also explained that they are now using the sludge to generate energy to operate the sewerage system and to produce fertilizer from the sludge for use in growing vegetables, thus contributing greatly to the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

◆Date & TimeJanuary 19, 2022 16:00~17:00
◆SpeakerDirector for Overseas Projects of Sewerage
Sewage International Affairs and Engineering Office
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
◆TopicSewerage and Water environment improvement
◆The number of participants 118

The recording:

(Reported by Reiko Yoshii Manager)

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