Vice President Hamid Ansari expresses concern over scarce water resources as well as the stark inequity in access to water : March 4, 2013, New Delhi | Centre for Science and Environment


Vice President Hamid Ansari expresses concern over scarce water resources as well as the stark inequity in access to water : March 4, 2013, New Delhi

He was speaking at Centre for Science and Environment’s Second Anil Agarwal Dialogue on water and wastewater management in cities, titled ‘Excreta Does Matter’
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    The Ministry of Urban Development has acknowledged the lack of skilled man power in urban local bodies across India and has therefore developed the ‘Capacity Building Scheme for Urban Local Bodies’ (CBULB). The programme aims to enhance knowledge, skills and attitude of city officials for the mainstreaming of reforms and best management practices (BMPs) of sustainable water and wastewater management through training programmes followed with field exposure visit, seminars and workshops. 

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    ‘Septage’ is both solid and liquid waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS) e.g. septic tanks. This has three main components – scum, effluent and sludge. It has an offensive odour, appearance and contains significant levels of grease, grit, hair, debris and pathogenic micro organisms. The construction and management of OSS are left largely to ineffective local practices and there is lack of holistic septage management practices.

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