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Dec. 6, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
tags: WASH, Hygiene_Promotion, Drainage
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Oct. 18, 2019, 9:08 a.m.

What Liz proposes is a cess pit - basically a large bucket latrine. Cheaper to build but higher maintenance with very regular emptying. A sealed tank may float if (partially) empty during floods. ...

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tags: Sanitation
June 11, 2019, 11:52 a.m.

The fact that the discharge is clear is a good sign - then the septic tank is removing the solids. However the fact it is clear may mean it’s not coming from the tank or there is a sand filter poli...

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tags: WASH, Sanitation, Environment, Wastewater_Treatment
April 6, 2020, 8:18 a.m.

There are more ways to address this than just solar power.

How is it powered at the moment? A mechanical pump may need a manual back-up to cope with break-downs. This may reduce the level of servi...

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tags: Energy, Solar, Photovoltaic
Oct. 18, 2019, 9:25 a.m.

And to add to Tess’s questions, what happens to grey water/ sullage. Diverting it away from the black water can reduce the load on the septic tank but it will still need a soakaway, perhaps after a...

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tags: Sanitation
Oct. 18, 2019, 9:10 a.m.


On a longer time scale, small bore/ sustainable sewerage may be an option if water consumption at a household level is high.

tags: Sanitation
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