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1 IUC Jimma, subteam Environmental Health and Sanitation

2 Sanitation team Ethiopia -Tadesse Getahun (MSc, sub-team leader) -Fantahun Wassie (PhD ongoing) -Alemayehu Haddis (MSc) -Taffere Addis (Msc summer 2008) -Embialle Mengistie (Msc summer 2008) -Gebrie Atena (Bsc ongoing) -Dechessa Lenjissa (MSc ongoing) Belgium -Bart Van der Bruggen -Ilse Smets -Walter Steurbaut

3 Overall project outline Activities concentrated on: -Occurrence of DDT (PhD Fantahun Wassie) -Wastewater treatment & remediation of liquid pollution -Solid waste collection and processing Multi-step approach (for liquid and solid waste): surveys – inventarisation – suggestions to management – technological solutions Visits from North: Bart Van der Bruggen, Ilse Smets, Walter Steurbaut Training session: Alemayehu Haddis (Jan. 2008)

4 Wastewater treatment Data collection: discharge points to Awetu and Kito Rivers Sampling and analysis of river water and wastewater Technological solutions: case of campus JU (dormitories) -Small scale, on site treatment methods -Sand filtration + adsorption vs. Constructed wetlands: comparison of methods -Application on other test sites, e.g. coffee dehulling plant

5 Solid water treatment Data collection: generation of solid waste in Jimma + JU Analysis of distribution of solid waste fractions Suggestions for management in current situation Further plans: investigation of possibilities for discharge, design of proposed facility (e.g., layout of landfill)


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