Wastewater Treatment

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Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research

To ensure that the objectives of the research are being achieved, activities in selected cities in the Philippines are to be monitored. At the core of this is the development of a Study on Low-Cost and Low-Tech Wastewater and Night Soil Management Systems in the Philippines.

The main objective of the research study is to conduct an in-depth...

Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research

Human excreta and domestic wastewater are predominantly treated by primary onsite treatment systems in Thailand. Technically, accumulated fecal sludge and effluent from those primary treatment systems must be properly further treated. In response to the King’s concern on the unhygienic practices on nightsoil management, Nonthaburi municipality...

Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research

Population of community in Indonesia grows significantly slight especially in urban area. This condition may impact to environmental support capacity deterioration. That impact must be treated definitely, particularly for the use of waste water treatment. The increasing number of community will increase consumption of drinking water and directly...


Decentralised wastewater treatment systems in Asian cities

KITA training on wastewater treatment, 16 September 2008
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Absar Kazmi
Hiroaki Furumai

The aim of this paper is to introduce the concept of sustainable urban wastewater management in the Asian context. Sewerage systems are key facilities to support public health and sound development in urban areas. They exist in most of the rapidly developing cities of Asia; however, a range of practical, financial, political, and environmental...

Conference Proceeding

The development of financial mechanisms for urban environmental improvement is an innovative direction that has been receiving increasing attention from local governments. Strategies are necessary to encourage public initiatives and promote private sector participation in financing urban environmental infrastructure. Towards this end, the second...