Sanitation for all is possible by 2030

Ruai Sewage Treatment Plant in Nairobi on August 15, 2019. Proper wastewater disposal is necessary. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • To avoid polluting our groundwater and stop the flow of toxic waste water into our rivers, stricter control of wastewater discharge is necessary.
  • Communities should instal such plants instead of constructing individual septic tanks in every small development.

For every 10 litres of water that we use, 8-9 litres end up as waste — a reality engineers grapple with in designing wastewater treatment systems.

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