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DANDORA ESTATE SEWARAGE TREATMENT
Dandora is known to be a major dumping site in kenya for all solid wastes generated in Nairobi and its environs ,therefore this essay entails ways of sewarage treatment of Dandora Estate making it a unique essay for environmentalists.
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AN DANDORA ESTATE SEWARAGE TREATMENT WORKS IN KENYA. Executive summary Dandora Sewerage Treatment plant, located approximately 1Km north of Ruai shopping Center off Nairobi-Kangundo road, has been in operation since 1982 to treat mainly industrial and domestic sewage from the City of Nairobi and its environs. The treatment process basically involves initial anaerobic treatment followed by aerobic treatment in oxidation ponds before the effluent is discharged into the Nairobi River. The quality of the sewage is monitored through routine on site laboratory chemical analysis at the intake, anaerobic ponds, facultative ponds, maturation ponds and at two locations upstream and down stream of the effluent discharge point. The raw sewage in the process of treatment ...
... tourism could be developed around the treatment works as the ponds are populated with wildlife, fish species and varieties of birds. The grounds, if planted with appropriate plant species, could be developed for nature walk.
In accordance with Appendix 2 (last column), some parameters of the final effluent discharge into the Nairobi River does meet some World Health Organization standards. In conclusion, despite the negative impacts, this facility could be developed into an income generating project in its addition to its primary function as a sewerage treatment plant.
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