Residents and pedestrians in and around the Korlegorno in Accra are now able to breathe fresh air without the regular smell of faeces. This is according to the managers of the new Lavender Hill Faecal Treatment Plant which is now fully operational.
The troubling situation had existed for decades because of the poor disposal of faecal waste into the sea. The $80-million dollar plant, treats over two hundred trucks of waste daily and 80 percent of the entire faecal waste generated in the Greater Accra region. In just 4 minutes, listen to the report below.