CentraliSed system

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Official WHO Definition

Centralised systems are systems where wastewater and/or stormwater are collected from individual houses and brought to a central treatment plant. A system of pipes (sewer) is used for this purpose. Gravity is relied upon for flow, but pumping may be required (UNEP 2000).

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UNEP (2000) International source book on environmentally sound technologies for wastewater and stormwater management


WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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