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Decentralised sanitation and wastewater treatment
BGR compiled this brochure mainly based on its experiences from a
groundwater protection project in Kabul which was implemented from 2003
to 2006. The brochure provides an overview on standard wastewater
treatment methods using small scale sewage treatment units, as well as
sanitary technologies which do not require water. The compilation of these
methods shows how a great deal can be achieved by using less complex
measures appropriately adapted to the circumstances as the highly
technical wastewater treatment methods used in Northern countries has
often proven not suitable for developing countries.
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)
Krekeler, T. (2008). Decentralised sanitation and wastewater treatment. Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR). Hannover, Germany.