Tiruchirappalli, also known as Trichy, is one of the largest cities in Tamil Nadu and is known as an important trade, education and pilgrimage centre. The population of city as per the 2011 Census is 916,857. There is sewerage network which covers 59% of the population. Rest of the city is majorly dependent on septic tanks which are generally not adhering to design prescribed by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
Date of production: 26/09/2015
Last update: 19/02/2016
Keywords SFD, Tiruchirappalli, India, wastewater, septic tanks, faecal sludge management
Author(s) Rohilla, S. K., Luthra, B., Varma, R. S., Padhi S. K.
Published in: 2016
Publisher Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India
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