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Faecal Sludge Management in Bangladesh


In Bangladesh improved sanitation consists largely of latrines and septic tanks. Human waste from these facilities is dumped untreated in waterways or down drains, causing alarming health risks to all. In the Faridpur district of Dhaka, Practical Action is working with the government, pit emptiers the private sector, local development partners and other organisations to install a faecal sludge management system.

Further Information

Collections Influence and Impact Urban Sanitation
Issue Date 2015-08
Format Video
Rights Holders Practical Action