Wastewater in Aden: collection, treatment, disposal and reuse of a final effluent

Ahmed A. M. Almas, Alison Duffy

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    Abstract

    This paper provides a comprehensive review of the wastewater and sewerage network, sewage collection methods, types of treatment plants utilised, and effluent disposal route in Aden the capital city of Yemen. All issues surrounding viability of the wastewater system, operation and maintenance within treatment plants, manpower, lack of funding and mismanagement are reviewed. The paper concludes with recommendations to overcome the chronic problems identified with the sewerage infrastructure in the city of Aden.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationJemen
    Subtitle of host publicationkulturgeographische Erkundungen
    EditorsKonrad Schliephake
    Place of PublicationWürzburg
    PublisherInstitut für Geographie der Universität Würzburg
    Pages199-206
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Publication series

    NameWürzburger geographische Manuskripte
    PublisherInstitut für Geographie der Universität Würzburg
    Volume74
    ISSN (Print)0931-8623

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    Almas, A. A. M., & Duffy, A. (2008). Wastewater in Aden: collection, treatment, disposal and reuse of a final effluent. In K. Schliephake (Ed.), Jemen: kulturgeographische Erkundungen (pp. 199-206). (Würzburger geographische Manuskripte; Vol. 74). Würzburg: Institut für Geographie der Universität Würzburg.