Published in: 2005
Duncan Mara Associates, Leeds, UK
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The concept of decentralized sanitation has been very successfully applied to the village of El Mofty El Kobra. Project staff have worked very closely with the community which has established an active Community Development Association (CDA). The CDA is the formal owner of the sewer network, pumping station and waste stabilization ponds. It collects a monthly fee from every household in the village and this income is used to employ a young man from the village to operate and maintain the system, as well as to purchase any spare parts needed in the future and to pay for the interceptor tanks to be desludged. A set of very well illustrated booklets has been produced for distribution to each household to provide information on the sanitation system and how it can be best used by the householders and their families.
Mara, D. (2005). Review of the decentralized sanitation project in Kafr El Sheikh governorate, Egypt. Duncan Mara Associates, Leeds, UK
English Greywater or wastewater Middle East & Nothern Africa Rural
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