Kolkata’s wastewater has been used in aquaculture for fish farming for many years, providing cheap food, livelihoods for the farm workers and protection from unregulated wastewater discharges downstream. A number of problems face the industry and this article describes an action-planning approach involving local stakeholders to confront these difficulties.
Bunting, S.W. Wastewater aquaculture and livelihoods in peri-urban Kolkata. Waterlines (2004) 23 (1) 19-21. [DOI: 10.3362/0262-8104.2004.036]