Running Water: More Technical Briefs for Health, Water and Sanitation

Running Water: More Technical Briefs for Health, Water and Sanitation

Paperback More Technical Briefs for Health, Water and Sanitation

By (author) Rod Shaw, Introduction by Ian Smout

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  • Publisher: ITDG Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 136 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 292mm x 13mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2000
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1853394505
  • ISBN 13: 9781853394508
  • Sales rank: 1,440,936

Product description

This is a collection of thirty two short, highly-illustrated introductions to appropriate water and sanitation technologies and processes. It covers a range of subjects from water source selection and hand pump maintenance to sanitary surveying, hygiene understanding and community management.

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Rod Shaw, Design and Production Editor of WEDC publications

Table of contents

Introduction vii; 33. Maintaining handpumps 1; 34. Protecting springs - an alternative to spring boxes 5; 35. Low-lift irrigation pumps 9; 36. Ferrocement water tanks 13; 37. Re-use of wastewater 17; 38. Emergency sanitation for refugees 21; 39. Upgrading traditional wells 25; 40. Desalination 29; 41. VLOM pumps 33; 42. Small-scale irrigation design 37; 43. Simple drilling methods 41; 44. Emergency water supply 45; 45. Latrine slabs and seats 49; 46. Chlorination 53; 47. Improving pond water 57; 48. Small earth dams 61; 49. Choosing an appropriate technology 65; 50. Sanitary surveying 69; 51. Water, sanitation and hygiene understanding 73; 52. Water - quality or quantity? 77; 53. Training 81; 54. Emptying latrine pits 85; 55. Water source selection 89; 56. Buried and semi-submerged water tanks 93; 57. Surface water drainage - How evaluation can improve performance 97; 58. Household water treatment 1 101; 59. Household water treatment 2 105; 60. Water clarification using Moringa oleifera seed coagulant 109; 61. On-plot sanitation in urban areas 113; 62. Emergency water supply in cold regions 117; 63. Using human waste 121; 64. Wastewater treatment options 125