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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2009

Themes of stakeholder participation in greywater management in rural communities in Jordan

Dalahmeh, Sahar Saleim Saleh; Assayed, Moayied; Suleiman, Wael T.


This paper aims at documenting the experience of the Environmental Research Center at the Royal Scientific Society in stakeholder participation in greywater management (treatment and reuse) in the rural communities in the northeastern Badia of Jordan. Stakeholders participating in the management process included local people, nongovernmental organizations, community-based organizations, governmental authorities, scientists and experts from universities and research institutions. The local stakeholders committee, NGOs, CBOs and local people have participated in capacity-building programs, data collection, situation analysis, problems identification, selection of types and locations of treatment technologies and construction and operation of treatment units and reuse projects. Experts, scientists and governmental entities contributed to the development of a treatment technology selection matrix and identification the best technology that suits the study area. The study reveals that the incorporation of input from a broad range of sectors and stakeholders during the project insured cooperative management of the greywater resources and enhanced project quality and ownership

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2009, volume: 243, number: 1-3, pages: 159-169

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Dalahmeh, Sahar Saleim Saleh (Dalahmeh, Sahar Saleim Saleh)
Royal Society of Science
Assayed, Moayied
Suleiman, Wael T.

UKÄ Subject classification

Environmental Analysis and Construction Information Technology

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