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|Title: ||Quality of Ouagadougou drinking waters|
|Other Titles: ||Urban pollution of surficial and groundwater acquifers vulnerability in western africa|
Aquifere superficiel et pollution urbaine en afrique de l’ouest
|Authors: ||Savadogo, A.N.|
|ASFA Terms: ||Water pollution|
|Issue Date: ||Dec-2001|
|Abstract: ||The “URBAN POLLUTION OF SURFICIAL AND GROUNDWATER AQUIFERS IN AFRICA” project is a joint UNEP/UNESCO initiative of monitoring of surficial and
groundwater's in African cities. It is aimed at identifying the eventual pollution hot
points and raising the populations and decision makers’ awareness on these issue.
Ouagadougou has been selected as a project site during the experimental phase whose
activities entrusted to the Hydrogeology laboratory of the University of Ouagadougou
were launched in January 2000. The first publication of the Early Warning bulletin
contains the first achievements of the national project’s team. The bulletin will be
regularly released and shall be the regular warning journal entitled to disseminate the
information on the quality of the drinking water in Ouagadougou.
The Authorities of the University of Ouagadougou thought it necessary to have the
collaboration and cooperation of the population to achieve this project which involves the
health of the residents of the City.|
|Related document: ||http://www.unep.org/dewa/water/GroundWater/French1...|
|Appears in Collections:||Miscellaneous|
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