Author(s): Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Bhatnagar, A.
Published in: 2017
Publisher: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India
SFD Report - Gangaghat, India SFD Promotion Initiative
The city of Gangaghat is located 83 km south west from Lucknow, the state capital. The population of the city is 84,072 (data from 2011) with a population density of 17,122 persons per sq.km.
It was found that there is no sewerage network and the entire population is dependent on Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS). Septic tank connected to open drain is used by 70% population, 14% practice open defecation and 2% of the population is attributed to be user interface directly connected to open drains/open ground.
According to the generated SFD, 100 % of the excreta is unsafely managed.