Content Overview NaWaKit

The NaWaKit is the online platform containing all the key results of the Indo-European Project NaWaTech “Natural Water Systems and treatment Technologies to cope with Water Shortages in urbanised areas in India”. The NaWaKit has been designed as a one-shop information tool for practitioners, such as local SMEs, service providers, entrepreneurs and consultants working in the water and sanitation sector in India, in order to guide them during the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of decentralised water and wastewater treatment system in urban India.

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Module 1: NaWaTech Basics

This module contains an introduction to NaWaTech, including the current situation of the water management in India as well as the presentation of the NaWaTech approach. Furthermore, a list of 23 appropriate technologies for water supply and use, wastewater treatment, sludge treatment and water reuse/recharge for the Indian urban context are presented, including a set of examples in India and other parts of the world. Finally, this Module presents 6 case studies describing the project sites in Pune and Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.


Module 2: NaWaTech Business Development

This module presents a number of tools for the development of Business Models in the water and sanitation sector, such as the Business Model Canvas, the Blue Ocean Strategy and tools to scan the business environment. Furthermore, a second section contains a group of factsheets to support entrepreneurs while writing their business plan, considering marketing components, action plans, risk analysis and financial issues.


Module 3: A guide for successful NaWaTech Project

This module presents the steps to follow to develop a NaWaTech Safety and Operation and Maintenance Plan, which allows to sustain infrastructure projects under the Indian urban conditions.