Rajya SabhaLok Sabha

August 6, 2018

Dola Sen asks a Supplementary Question on contamination of groundwater due to soak pits in toilets

Dola Sen asks a Supplementary Question on contamination of groundwater due to soak pits in toilets

FULL TRANSCRIPT

Thank you, Chairman Sir, will the Minister of drinking water and sanitation be pleased to state:

Whether the Government would consider the construction of septic tanks instead of soak pits, as they are likely a more sanitary solution to waste management?

And whether the Government has explored the use of septic tanks over the soak pits currently being used and if so, the costs and benefits thereof;