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Box 1: Sanitation and Wastewater Reuse in Ghana

Case study from Ghana. Studies have been carried out to improve sewerage, effluent disposal and sanitation through offsite and on-site sanitation facilities. The Accra Sewerage Improvement Project will provide two new sewage treatment plants, based on waste stabilization ponds, with outfalls discharging into the sea and into watercourses. Transfer of sanitation and sewerage functions from central government agencies to the assemblies is considered in the National Environmental Sanitation Policy, which is however not automatically combined with a corresponding transfer of capacities and operational funds.

BAHRI, A. (2009): Box 1: Sanitation and Wastewater Reuse in Ghana. In: BAHRI, A. ; (2009): Managing the other side of the Water Cycle - Making Wastewater an Asset. Stockholm: 23-24. URL [Accessed: 19.04.2010]