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Water Supply in Tanzania and Performance of Local Plant Materials in Purification of Turbid Water

by Marobhe, Nancy

Abstract (Summary)
Water supply services in urban and rural areas of Tanzania were reviewed and specific studies were carried out on water supply and on purification of turbid water sources using locally avail-able plant materials in rural villages of Singida Rural District. The review showed that large pro-portions of urban and rural populations in Tanzania face acute water supply problems mainly due to poor planning, implementation and management of water supply projects, including an
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School:Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Doctoral Dissertation

Keywords:TECHNOLOGY; Civil engineering and architecture; Water engineering; Antibacterial effect; Coagulant proteins; Vigna unguiculata; Parkinsonia aculeata; Ion exchange; Tanzania water supply

ISBN:978-91-7415-016-2

Date of Publication:01/01/2008

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