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The missing link in sanitation service delivery : a review of fecal sludge management in 12 cities

Without proper management, fecal sludge is often allowed to accumulate in poorly designed pits, is discharged into storm drains and open water, or is dumped into waterways, wasteland, and unsanitary dumping sites. This study seeks to assess the extent of this issue, and the major constraints that need to be overcome to improve fecal sludge management. [authors abstract]

TitleThe missing link in sanitation service delivery : a review of fecal sludge management in 12 cities
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsBlackett, I., Hawkins, P., Heymans, C.
Secondary TitleResearch brief / WSP
Pagination8 p. : 6 fig., 2 tab.
Date Published04/2014
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program (WSP)
Place PublishedWashington, DC, USA
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Without proper management, fecal sludge is often allowed to accumulate in poorly designed pits, is discharged into storm drains and open water, or is dumped into waterways, wasteland, and unsanitary dumping sites. This study seeks to assess the extent of this issue, and the major constraints that need to be overcome to improve fecal sludge management. [authors abstract]

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