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Developing and Managing Community Water Supplies

By Jan Davis,Gerry Garvey,Michael Wood
ISBN: 9780855981938
This book discusses the issues and stages in the development of water supplies, from the initiation of a programme through to the community management of a supply system. The importance of involving all the members of a community in decisions about water provision is emphasised, as is the need to incorporate hygiene education.


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  • Synopsis
    Based on direct field experience and using short case studies, this book discusses the issues and stages in the development of water supplies, from the initiation of a programme through to the community management of a supply system. The importance of involving all the members of a community in decisions about water provision is emphasised, as is the need to incorporate hygiene education from the outset.
  • Table of Contents
    * Preface

    * Acknowledgements

    * Introduction

    * Part 1: Issues in community water supply

    1. Water and environmental health
    1.1 Why develop water supplies?
    1.2 Sanitation
    1.3 Hygiene behaviour
    1.4 Environmental factors;
    1.5 Aims and benefits
    1.6 The distribution of benefits;

    2. Working together
    2.1 Communities and agencies
    2.2 Groups and individuals;
    2.3 Traditions; beliefs; and attitudes

    * Part 2: The programme cycle

    3. Planning a programme
    3.1 The staged approach to planning
    3.2 Gathering information
    3.3 Categories of information
    3.4 Technology and design

    4. Preparing a proposal
    4.1 Reviewing the information
    4.2 The written proposal
    4.3 Guidelines and agreements

    5. Implementing projects
    5.1 The integration of components
    5.2 Hygiene and education
    5.3 Sanitation
    5.4 Constructing supervision
    5.5 Monitoring and reporting
    5.6 Managing staff and vehicles

    6. Managing community water supplies
    6.1 Management options
    6.2 Community management
    6.3 Financing operation and maintenance

    7. Evaluating for planning
    7.1 Internal evaluations
    7.2 External and joint evaluations;

    * Appendix 1 Microbiological water quality

    * Appendix 2 Sources of further information

    * Index
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Jan Davis,Gerry Garvey,Michael Wood
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 184
    Format Paperback / softback
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