Published in: 1990
Kalbermatten Associates, Inc., Berlin, Germany
Kalbermatten, J. M., Middleton, R. N.
Sometown is a regional center in a predominantly agricultural area. It serves as a commercial center for this area, and has a well-established light industry as well as several food and cotton processing enterprises.
Water for the municipal supply is abstracted from wellfields 5 km east of the city limits. Water quality is at present excellent; the water is chlorinated, but only as a precaution against contamination during transmission and distribution. However, this source is now reaching the limit of its capacity, and there is some evidence of saline intrusion into the aquifer from the adjacent coastal strip. Other nearby groundwater resources are fully utilized for agriculture; there is substantial daily traffic of cash crops into the markets of the town.
Kalbermatten, J. M., Middleton, R. N. (1990). Sometown, Anywhere: An Example of Water Supply and Sanitation Options. Kalbermatten Associates, Inc., Berlin, Germany
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