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latrine

[lə‚trēn]
(engineering)
A toilet facility, either fixed or of a portable nature, such as is maintained underground for use by miners.

latrine

1. A public toilet.
2. A privy.
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A video recording seen by the Star shows Ng'ang'a telling the mob that a bodaboda operator helped him to carry the body parts to the pit latrine. He does not disclose the rider's identity.
The mentioned common disposal sites included pit latrines, placenta pits that they use while the baby is still in hospital, the bushes, at open rubbish pits, dig-and-burry holes, and some at dedicated locations in banana plantations in their homes.
Jackson, "Problems associated with the use of pit latrines in Blantyre, Republic of Malawi," Journal of The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, vol.
(2005) demonstrated that the highest nitrate concentrations in groundwater (20-30 mg/L) were associated with the highest population and pit latrine densities of the settlement.
I have liaised with the children's department for guidance," said Ms Karimi.The infant was discovered by a tenant in the pit latrine who alerted the neighbours and the police.
Studies have associated pit latrine use with the transport of microbes (typically fecal coliforms, although one study assessed adenovirus and rotavirus) and chemicals (e.g., nitrate, phosphate, chloride, and ammonia) through soil and into local water sources.
As part of my Masters project at Cambridge I developed a framework for the physical characterisation of pit latrine sludge, using undrained shear strength and bulk density as the critical parameters controlling whether sludge can be removed from a latrine.
What I got was a lake, a covered wagon open on each side, a small army cot, a pit latrine, no telephones, no TV, no electricity, and worst of all, no candy.
He said the woman will Tuesday undergo a medical test to ascertain whether she aborted."Neighbours claimed that the woman dumped the foetus in a pit latrine but we are yet to confirm that," said Mr Waweru.
Construction of temporary pandal/shed for distribution counter, counting hall, sentry post, cook shed with dining hall, security barrack, bamboo barricade, GCI sheet walling, waiting shed for polling & police personnel, transport cell, material sealing shed, pit latrine, urinal, repair & renovation of existing building at various place as and when required.
On Monday morning, Gathoni heard on the radio the news that a baby girl had been discovered from a pit latrine in Ol Kalou.
TRAVELLED TO KISIIOn Thursday, they agreed to travel back to Kisii with the child where they are suspected to have killed it and dumped the body in a pit latrine before returning to Nairobi on Friday morning.Their neighbours in Nairobi were surprised upon realising that they had returned without the child and reported the matter to the police.