Almost half of population of Uzbekistan uses cesspools


In Uzbekistan, 41% of the population uses cesspools, in villages this figure exceeds 51%, according to a study by the Institute for Forecasting and Macroeconomic Research (IPMI).

Only 16% of houses in the republic are connected to a centralised wastewater system: 27% in the city and 2% in rural areas.

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