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Revista Tecnología en Marcha

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SOTO-CORDOBA, Silvia; GAVIRIA-MONTOYA, Lilliana  and  PINO-GOMEZ, Mecario. Condiciones del saneamiento ambiental sostenible en comunidades Rurales de la Provincia de Cartago años 2014-2016, Costa Rica. Tecnología en Marcha [online]. 2018, vol.31, n.2, pp.106-116. ISSN 0379-3982.

The conditions for sustainable sanitation were determined by evaluating the management of wastewater, solid waste and the perception of the quality of drinking water, for this a survey was applied to 614 households and field visits were made, more than 90% of the interviewees, he was very satisfied with the quality of the water service, 50% indicated that he made the separation of solid waste and 94% said that he saved water. 100% of gray water from homes is discharged directly into stormwater collectors without treatment. In the case of sewage, 89% of homes use septic tanks with drainage area.

Keywords : Environmental sanitation; solid waste; drinking water; rural community organization.

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