The study examined various sources of domestic water supply and demand in terms of litres per capital consumption; availability, sufficiency, reliability, quality and shortage implications. It evaluated the impacts of stakeholders’ contributions to water access, water variables and water poverty in the area. The study integrates physical and social variables into the concepts of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Ecosystem Approach to Human Health (Eco-Health). The social aspects of the study adopted stratified random sampling protocol in administering designed questionnaires to 656 households in the seven communities. The physical aspect involved bio-physico-chemical samples analysis of the water from 30 springs/ponds, 4 streams, 10 boreholes and 10 wells with a view to determine the quality. Descriptive and inferential statistics are adopted for the result analysis for the data analysis. The findings revealed that about 70% Households in the area cover over 500m and spend at least 30minutes in sourcing less than 10 litres per capita day (lpcd) of their domestic water. Assessment of Water Poverty Index for the area indicates a high degree of water poverty (14.75).
|Author||Ayeni Amidu Owolabi|
|Number of Pages||196|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-03-08 00:00:00|