publication . Article . 2018

Management Recommendations for Improving Decentralized Wastewater Treatment by the Food and Beverage Industries in Nigeria

Olajumoke F. Kayode; Eldon R. Rene; Christoph Luethi;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Environments, volume 5, page 41 (eissn: 2076-3298, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The main aim of this study was to identify the enabling conditions that can lead to better wastewater management by industries (non-oil and gas sector) in Nigeria. The relevant data and information’s required for this study were obtained through semi-structured interviews with different stakeholders in the Nigerian environmental sector. The lack of financial capability, technical expertise, and environmental awareness was envisaged as the main reason for non-compliance. According to the results, the enabling conditions that can lead to better decentralized wastewater management are government support, improved legal and regulatory framework, increased capacity, ...
Subjects
free text keywords: wastewater pollution, decentralized wastewater management, enabling environment, regulated facilities, improvement options, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Sewage treatment, Business, Environmental economics, Wastewater, Government
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