Mapping sanitation in peri-urban Lusaka: a toilet database

Themes: Faecal sludge management Innovation Sanitation Tools and guidance
Countries: Zambia

This Practice Note outlines the development of a toilet database to support sanitation business development and public health monitoring in Lusaka.

Currently being tested in the peri-urban area (PUA) of Kanyama, the electronic database enables information on the ownership, location, quality and emptying history of local pit latrines and septic tanks to be stored in one place.

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