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Potential of anaerobic co-digestion in improving the environmental quality of agro-textile wastewater sludge
(IWA Publishing, 2020-08-30)
Sludge from textile effluent treatment plants (ETP) remains a challenge for many industries due to inefficient and limited waste management strategies. This study explores the potential of using anaerobic digestion (AD) ...
Exploring the future impacts of urbanization and climate change on groundwater in Arusha, Tanzania
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2020-06-22)
We combine satellite imagery, urban growth modelling, groundwater modelling and hydrogeological field expeditions to estimate the potential impacts in 2050 of rapid urbanization and climate change on groundwater in Arusha, ...
Evaluation of recharge areas of Arusha Aquifer, Northern Tanzania: application of water isotope tracers
(IWA Publishing, 2020-10-21)
In Arusha urban, northern Tanzania, groundwater contributes about 80% of the water supply. However, elevated fluoride levels and evidence of anthropogenic pollution have been reported in the groundwater around Mount Meru ...
How Can We Represent Seasonal Land Use Dynamics in SWAT and SWAT+ Models for African Cultivated Catchments?
In SWAT and SWAT+ models, the variations in hydrological processes are represented by Hydrological Response Units (HRUs). In the default models, agricultural land cover is represented by a single growing cycle. However, ...
Social-ecological assessment of Lake Manyara basin, Tanzania: A mixed method approach.
(Elsevier Ltd., 2020-08-01)
The social-ecological system of the Lake Manyara basin (Northern Tanzania), a UNESCO Biosphere reserve (BR) suffers from social-economic and environmental problems due to decreasing water levels, erosion and land and water ...
Why prepaid technologies are not a panacea for inclusive and sustainable rural water services in Tanzania?
(IWA Publishing, 2020-08-26)
Poor sustainability of rural water schemes is a major problem in service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa. About half of the schemes fail one year after commissioning, mostly due to poor operation and maintenance. Many ...