Running Water

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

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 205.7 x 292.1 x 12.7mm | 453.6g
  • ITDG Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1853394505
  • 9781853394508
  • 1,702,567

About Rod Shaw

Rod Shaw, Design and Production Editor of WEDC publications

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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

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