Determinant Of Access To Piped Water Supply On Premises In Semi Urban Communities Of Harar City East Ethiopia.Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS (Vol.1, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2017-11-20
Authors : Sisay Yami Gudeta;
Page : 77-83
Keywords : Piped water supply; premises; access; Harar City; East Ethiopia.;
Introduction Access to piped water supply on premises available when needed and free of fecal contamination is essential to prevent water borne diseases and facilitate hygiene by providing more water for a variety of purposes. This study aimed to assess the determinant of access to piped water supply on premises in semi urban communities of Harar city. Methods The study area was semi urban communities of Harar City. Cross sectional study was employed and data collection was carried out from December 13-172016.Mutlistage sampling and proportionate simple random sampling was used to select 633 sample size. Results Piped water supply on premises coverage was 52.4. Households who have agricultural job have more access to piped water supply than others. Residential and commercial land uses were found to be more likely to have access to piped water supply than mixed land use. Plot area have inverse relationship with access to piped water supply. Those houses with plan have less likely to have access to piped water supply than informal. Houses built within 11-15 years were found to have less chance to have access to piped water supply than houses built within 10 years. Yet Houses without latrine and kitchen were found to have less likely to have access to piped water supply. Conclusion Piped water supply coverage was 52.4 and water consumption was very low. Employment land use plot area land ownership year of house constructed toilet and kitchen status were found to be determinants of access to piped water supply on premises.
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