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|Title: ||Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya|
|Authors: ||Raude, James M.|
Mutua, Benedict M.
Chemelil, Mathew C.
|Issue Date: ||2009|
|Publisher: ||© WEDC, Loughborough University|
|Citation: ||RAUDE, J.M. ... et al, 2009. Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Water, sanitation and hygiene - Sustainable development and multisectoral approaches: Proceedings of the 34th WEDC International Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-22 May 2009, 6p.p.|
|Abstract: ||Kenya faces serious challenges regarding water and sanitation services. Despite many years of
government investment, existing facilities continue to deteriorate and have also failed to meet the demand
of increasing population. These challenges are particularly severe in rapidly growing settlements of
urban poor. One such settlement is Nakuru municipality which has an average annual population growth
of about 8%. The municipality’s sewerage connection is inadequate (11% coverage) and only serves
middle and high income areas. This study used a semi-structured questionnaire aiming at characterizing
and determining the composition of greywater, besides identifying existing water supply and lifestyle
|Description: ||This is a conference paper.|
|Appears in Collections:||WEDC 34th International Conference|
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