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Title: Major integrated environmental system for relocation of 540 tanneries in Kolkata City - a biggest environmental project of its kind in Asia
Authors: Rajanani, S.
Ravindranath, E.
Sarkar, S.K.
Ramasami, T.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: RAJANANI, S. ... et al, 2002. Major integrated environmental system for relocation of 540 tanneries in Kolkata City - a biggest environmental project of its kind in Asia. IN: Reed, B. (ed). Sustainable environmental sanitation and water services: Proceedings of the 28th WEDC International Conference, Kolkata (Calcutta), India, 18-22 November 2002, 3p.p.
Abstract: The tanning industry is one of the oldest and fastest growing industries in South and South East Asia. There are more than 3000 tanneries located in India with a total processing capacity of 700,000 tones of hides and skins per year. The wastewater discharge from these tanneries is about 100,000 cubic meters per day. More than 90% tanneries are in small and medium scale sector with processing capacities of less than 2-3 tons of hides/ skins per day.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28920
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