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Worth of Water : Technical briefs on health, water and sanitation - John Pickford

Worth of Water

Technical briefs on health, water and sanitation

Paperback Published: 1st May 1992
ISBN: 9781853390692
Number Of Pages: 144

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Brings together a series of short, highly illustrated introductions to many of the main technologies and processes in the field of village and community level water and sanitation, ranging from household water storage to public standposts.

Household water storage; an introduction to pit latrines; protecting a spring; lining a hand-dug well; slotted bamboo tubewell screen; choosing a water-seal latrine; the water cycle; making soap; dry latrines; waste stabilization ponds; rainwater harvesting; septic tanks and aquaprivies; handpumps; above-ground rainwater storage; slow sand filter design; sewerage; health, water and sanitation (1); water testing; health, water and sanitation (2); water sampling; slow sand filters; intakes from rivers; a guide to sanitation selection; groundwater dams; eye and skin diseases; public standposts; discharge measurements and estimates; public and communal latrines; designing simple piplines; community management; latrine vent pipes; drainage for improved health.

ISBN: 9781853390692
ISBN-10: 1853390690
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st May 1992
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 20.96  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.48