Where does untreated wastewater go in developing countries?

To limit the spread of disease and reduce environmental pollution, human waste (excreta) needs to be safely contained and effectively treated. Yet 4.2 billion people, more than half of the world's population, lack access ...

In Global South, urban sanitation crisis harms health, economy

Cities in the "global south"—densely populated urban areas that are part of low-income countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America—should phase out pit latrines, septic tanks and other on-site methods of human waste management.

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