Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

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 o...

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Main Authors: James M. Raude, Benedict M. Mutua, Mathew C. Chemelil, Kirsten Sleytr
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spelling rr-article-95855542009-01-01T00:00:00Z Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya James M. Raude (7217801) Benedict M. Mutua (7217522) Mathew C. Chemelil (7182026) Kirsten Sleytr (7217804) untagged 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 characteristics. 2009-01-01T00:00:00Z Text Conference contribution 2134/31675 https://figshare.com/articles/conference_contribution/Characterization_of_greywater_from_urban_and_peri-urban_areas_of_Nakuru_Municipality_Kenya/9585554 CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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James M. Raude
Benedict M. Mutua
Mathew C. Chemelil
Kirsten Sleytr
Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
description 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 characteristics.
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author James M. Raude
Benedict M. Mutua
Mathew C. Chemelil
Kirsten Sleytr
author_facet James M. Raude
Benedict M. Mutua
Mathew C. Chemelil
Kirsten Sleytr
author_sort James M. Raude (7217801)
title Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
title_short Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
title_full Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
title_fullStr Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
title_full_unstemmed Characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
title_sort characterization of greywater from urban and peri-urban areas of nakuru municipality, kenya
publishDate 2009
url https://hdl.handle.net/2134/31675
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