Problem

Inappropriate sanitation facilities


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Inadequate sanitation infrastructure
Poor sewerage systems
Undeveloped sanitation services
Improper sewage disposal
Overloaded sewage systems
Insanitary drainage facilities
Unsanitary toilet facilities
Incidence:

As an indication, the market for toilet cleaners in the UK in 1986 was £88 million.

50% of the sewage of Rio de Janiero receives no treatment. This is not unusual, even in modern cities.

Claim:

Modern sewage systems are excessively expensive means of taking household wastes and disposing of them in such a way as to prevent nutrients from returning to the soil.

Related Problems:
Dysfunctional public utilities
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
14.03.2018 – 17:38 CET