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Assessment of environmental and public health hazards in wastewater used for urban agriculture in Nairobi, Kenya
(Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, 2010)
Thirty percent of residents in Nairobi practise urban agriculture (UA) with a majority of the farmers using untreated sewage to irrigate crop and fodder. Due to the environmental and health risks associated with wastewater ...
The heavy metal content of crops irrigated with untreated wastewater: a case study of Nairobi, Kenya
(Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2014)
Use of untreated wastewater for irrigation could have devastating effects on crop quality. A study was conducted to determine the content of lead, cadmium and chromium in food crops irrigated with untreated wastewater ...