Shit Flow Diagram (SFD), Buxar

May 10, 2018

A Sanitation (or Shit) Flow Diagram presents a clear picture of how excreta flows are managed within the city. The diagram clearly depicts how excreta flows from user interface to the final disposal. It has the following stages:

Containment
➣ Total population within municipality is dependent on onsite sanitation systems
➣ The containment systems in Buxar mainly comprise of septic tanks and pits
➣ There are 4 main types of containment systems found in Buxar
➣ Septic tank connected to open drains is attributed to be from 48% population
• Lined pit with semi permeable walls and open bottom with no outlet is attributed to be from 8% population
• User interface discharging directly into the Open drain – 4%

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