Holleta is an Ethiopian city located in the Oromia region at a distance of 35 Km from Addis Ababa, lying between levations of 2,320 and 2,460 meters above sea level. The average rainfall in Holleta is 1,367 mm and the mean temperature varies from 12.3 to 15.9°C. Population in 2015 was 57,828 with an average of 6.7 members per household. About 90% of households collect part of their daily water requirement from the town’s water supply system, from either a private connection or public taps. Solid waste is collected by several micro-enterprises while vacuum trucks are used to collect faecal sludge; all wastes are discharged to an open-field dumpsite without treatment.
- Prepared by: University of Leeds
- Last update: 14/12/2018