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  • Nana O.B. Ackerson, Esi Awuah, Kwame Nkrumah
  • 2012
This study was carried out on KNUST campus, Kumasi, Ghana, to assess the microbial quality of irrigation water and on vegetables as well as the risk associated with vegetable irrigated farming. Microbiological contamination of irrigation water and lettuce was monitored weekly for two months from eight farms for faecal and total coliform, and helminth eggs(More)
BACKGROUND Despite its contribution to global disease burden, diarrhoeal disease is still a relatively neglected area for research funding, especially in low-income country settings. The SNOWS consortium (Scientists Networked for Outcomes from Water and Sanitation) is funded by the Wellcome Trust under an initiative to build the necessary research skills in(More)
Wood ash has been widely used as an additive for excreta from dry compost toilets to sanitize it for reuse. However, there is dearth of quantitative information about its efficiency in sanitizing partially digested sludge from wet onsite sanitation systems. This paper presents findings of a series of two experimental studies to assess optimum wood ash(More)
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