Liquid waste

 This document by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation  spells out the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in providing water, sanitation and hygiene services during different phases of disasters.


The study provides information on sanitation situation and practices in Pandharpur town of Maharashtra, which is a pilgrimage site. It includes data on number of toilets, their location, population and peak flow, sewage generated annually, treatment system and suggested ways of improvement.

Current evidence has shown that a large population of people in India practice open defecation and do not use toilets even when available. This lack of use has been attributed to the use of defective designs that do not take into consideration the engineering as well as hygiene aspects in terms of construction and maintenance, besides not taking into...


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