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Water Supply and Sanitation in Peri-Urban Areas of Developing Country: A Case Study of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Department of Water and Environmental Studies.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this paper is to assess prevailed water and sanitation issues in peri-urban areas of Punjab, Pakistan. The suitable ways to develop sustainable sanitation system in relation with governance support need to be found for such zones. The analysis of empirical research suggested few important results as follow: global water and sanitation issues in peri-urban zones correlated with area specific issues; public awareness and guidelines for operation of technical systems suggested as solution in designed model was a major challenge. Inhabitants were aware of re-use of human wastes in agriculture because of old tradition in Pakistan. The usage and handling of dry toilet system was also another challenge. Corruption in society at each level from local area to government found to be the major hurdle for successful implementation of any project.

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2012. , 53 p.
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Other Natural Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-76387ISRN: LiU-TEMAV/MPSSD-A--12/006OAI: diva2:514362
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Master´s Programme in Science for Sustainable Development, 120 ects
2012-03-30, FAROS, TEMA, Linkoping University, Linkoping, 09:00 (English)
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-04-16 Created: 2012-04-08 Last updated: 2012-04-16Bibliographically approved

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