Urban Onsite Sanitation and Faecal Sludge Management: Framework for Provision and Regulation in Zambia

NWASCO (2018)

Published in: 2018
Pages: 104

National Water Supply and Sanitation Council, Lusaka, Zambia


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In developing the framework for provision and regulation of urban onsite sanitation services, the National Water and Sanitation Council of Zambia (NWASCO) was mandated to facilitate and coordinate the consultative process under the Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection (MWDSEP).

The objective of this publication is to assist in the creation of a regulatory framework for onsite sanitation and faecal sludge management that supports the proper functioning of an integrated management system covering the whole sanitation chain. The regulation of service provision will ensure that faecal matter generated in onsite facilities is effectively contained, collected, transported, treated and disposed of in a safe manner to protect public health and the environment.

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NWASCO (2018). Urban Onsite Sanitation and Faecal Sludge Management: Framework for Provision and Regulation in Zambia. National Water Supply and Sanitation Council, Lusaka, Zambia

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English Faecal sludge treatment processes Guidelines and manuals Politicians and local decision makers Practitioners Sub-Saharan Africa Urban (entire city)


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