The sewerage project is about Fecal Sludge Management for innovation for resource recovery and safely disposal. This because in Migori town most people uses onsite sanitation; pit latrines, septic tanks and ablution blocks. Fecal Sludge which is an excreta & wastewater needs to be safely transported, emptied to treatment plant , treated and then used for resource recovery or disposed safely. The project entails the treatment plant (fecal sludge), exhausters and urinary diversion dry toilet.
1) Reduce uncontrolled inflow of untreated wastewater into open water to minimize severity of waterborne diseases.
2) Enhance the service quality of onsite sanitation.
3) Strengthening organizational and institutional capacity of the municipality.
The project identified as top priority by the county government which tasked the municipality. The feasibility of the project completed in 2017 and establishes that Feacal Sludge management is the best in this low income municipality. Feacal sludge transported onsite to treatment plant , treated then used as resource or safely dispose. Land is available and has been set aside by the county government of migori .
Feasibility Assessment: Proof of concept, economic model, licensing and approvals obtained. Clearly presents rationale and identifies technical and financial challenges.
The project will create employment opportunities for both skilled and unskilled labourers during the construction and after. After completion, the project will be self-sustaining as it will attract charges from users. There will also be reduced cases of waterborne diseases since it will address the hygiene of the town. Pollution of water, air and land will be significantly addressed.
The project target health facilities, public amenities,business premises,manufacturing enterprises and domestic households. The population is 215,334 of 1o4123 males with 111211 females and densely population of 717 persons per square kilometre.
SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-being
The project would combat waterborne diseases, and reduce deaths from water pollution
SDG 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation
The project would increase access to adequate sanitation and end open defecation especially to women and girls. It would also improve water quality by treating wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse of human wastes. It would support participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management.
SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities
The project would reduce adverse environmental impact and paying special attention to water quality within the municipality.
SDG 17 – Partnerships to achieve the Goals
The project would continue mobilizing resources both personnel and financial support .
Fully Privately financed
Feasibility study done German Development Bank supervised by the Lake Victoria South Water Services Board in 2017.
This fund has been provided by World Bank through the County Government of Migori to Municipality. For Migori municipality it is USD 30000.
Design and Technical support, financing, implementation and supervisory support, capacity building during and after implementation.
Yes. National level, Subnational/regional level
The county government of Migori has set aside land for the project.
Chief Executive officer of Lake Development water Works Agency. Eng Oteng
County Government of Migori through Migori Municipality, Municipal Manager, Musa Olwalo
Miwasco (Titus Okoyo)
Cities Investment Platform in progress - updates pending
Project featured on the Cities Investment Platform, which was launched at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10)
No supporting documents included.