Kochi is a major port city on the west coast of India by the Arabian Sea in the state of Kerala. The city of Kochi (pop. 601,574) is the most densely populated city in the state and is part of an extended metropolitan region (pop. 2.1 million), which is the largest urban agglomeration in Kerala. It has been chosen as a SFD city since there is already a sanitation city plan available that will be compared with SFD findings. In Kochi it was estimated that 20% of excreta is managed safely while 80% of the excreta ends up directly in the environment without adequate treatment.
Date of production: 16/01/2016
Last update: 06/06/2016