The Missing Link in Sanitation Service Delivery: A Review of Fecal Sludge Management in 12 Cities

Water and Sanitation Program (2014)
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1.9 million people live in Maputo, 89% rely on on-site systems for sanitation services. This means that the toilets are not connecting to a sewage system, and the faecal sludge needs a different way of transport.

This inspirational research brief provides in 8 pages insight in 1) how Faecal sludge sludge flows in 12 cities all over the world, and 2) how the systems can be assessed.

For more information about Faecal Sludge Management for the urban poor, we recommend the report of WSP on Poor-Inclusive urban sanitation: An Overview