Karimnagar, Telangana, India


Ø City has no underground drainage network. Mostly households are dependent on onsite sanitation systems (OSS) with an outlet connected to open drains

Ø 98% of households are dependent on septic tanks having baffle wall in the system with an outlet connected to an open drain

Ø Under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), toilets are being provided to the households lacking individual toilets. Prefabricated pit rings are provided as containment of these toilets. The pit rings are installed as two tanks connected to each other and kept unlined from bottom, which is often referred as twin pit structure. Although, these structures do not meet the twin pit containment structure recommended by SBM guidelines. 1% of the households are dependent on unlined pit with no outlet or overflow

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