Assessment of Selected Pollution Indices of Domestic Wastewater Discharge from Kira Town Council, Wakiso.

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ABSTRACT This study focuses on the temporal monitoring and analysis of wastewater from Kira Tocvn Council. The distribution of the chemical constituents major and minor is determined and compared with National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Standards of wastewater discharge on land and into water bodies. The obtained results indicated that most of collected wastewater samples exceeded the acceptable limits set by standards used for most parameters determined. The wastewater parameters tested for included the following; BOD, COD and the major chemical pollutants nitrogen as animoniacal nitrogen and organic nitrogen, phosphorus. The majority of waterborne microorganisms that cause human disease E coli was also tested for in this research. The research used both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection. The major objective was to generate information, which could subsequently be applied by stakeholders to improve management and protection of the environment, and improve the health of Kira community. Majority of the people in Kira discharge their wastewater into drainage channels, on open ground indiscriminately. Only a small fraction use septic tanks and soak pits. Poor drainage and odors were some of the many problems resulting from mismanagement of wastewater.

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HERBERT, W (2022). Assessment of Selected Pollution Indices of Domestic Wastewater Discharge from Kira Town Council, Wakiso.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-selected-pollution-indices-of-domestic-wastewater-discharge-from-kira-town-council-wakiso

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HERBERT, WAISWA "Assessment of Selected Pollution Indices of Domestic Wastewater Discharge from Kira Town Council, Wakiso." Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-selected-pollution-indices-of-domestic-wastewater-discharge-from-kira-town-council-wakiso. Accessed 04 Dec. 2022.

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HERBERT, WAISWA . "Assessment of Selected Pollution Indices of Domestic Wastewater Discharge from Kira Town Council, Wakiso.". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 04 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-selected-pollution-indices-of-domestic-wastewater-discharge-from-kira-town-council-wakiso >.

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HERBERT, WAISWA . "Assessment of Selected Pollution Indices of Domestic Wastewater Discharge from Kira Town Council, Wakiso." Afribary (2022). Accessed December 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-selected-pollution-indices-of-domestic-wastewater-discharge-from-kira-town-council-wakiso