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Water, Sanitation, Environment and Development

Edited By John Pickford
ISBN: 9781853392405
This book deals with a wide range of current development issues relating to subjects including community management, groundwater, health and disease, institutional development, irrigation, sanitation, solid waste management, water quality, water sources, water supply and water treatment.

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  • Synopsis
    This book deals with a wide range of current development issues relating to subjects including community management, groundwater, health and disease, institutional development, irrigation, sanitation, solid waste management, water quality, water sources, water supply and water treatment. It presents over forty papers presented at the 19th WEDC Conference held in Accra, Ghana, in 1993. Material is drawn from countries in all parts of the world.
  • Table of Contents
    INTRODUCTION XI
    Section 1 COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
    D R Birch and P D H Field UK/Pakistan
    Rural community-managed projects, Balochistan
    Ms Rudith S King and Dr Romanus Dinye Ghana
    Women, children,water/sanitation development
    Dr T V Luong, F Njau and A Y Kahesa Tanzania
    Towards self-management: water and sanitation
    Pius B Mabuba Tanzania
    Strategies for effective community involvement
    Ofori MacCarthy and Dr Andrew Livingstone Ghana
    Community planning of water supplies
    Baby Mogane-Ramahotswa S Africa
    The spread effect of a pilot community project
    Ms Fati Mumuni Ghana
    Working with rural folk in the Northern Region
    Adrian Wilson S Africa
    Community participation: Umgeni Water's approach
    Section 2 GROUNDWATER
    Robert R Bannerman Ghana
    Siting of sanitary landfill and faecal treatment
    NK Sekpey and S A Larmie Ghana
    Nitrate pollution of groundwater sources at Oyarifa
    Richard M Teeuw UK
    Low-cost GIS for water resources
    Section 3 HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Dr Sam Bugri Ghana
    Community-based surveillance in GWEP, Ghana
    Dr Sandy Cairncross Burkino Faso
    Guineaworm eradication - Is the target attainable?
    Mrs Jemima A Dennis-Antwi Ghana
    Participatory methods in hygiene communication
    Susanne Niedrum Rwanda
    The need for hygiene education
    Section 4 INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    Peter Barker WEDC
    Pricing water to recover costs
    Erich Baumann Switzerland
    Private sector involvement
    Dr Mrs V Hemalatha Devi India
    Legal module for environmental protection
    Duncan Morris Cote d'lvoire
    Thinking things through
    Professor S Mustafa Nigeria
    Improving water supply through privatization
    Dr Wilfred Owen, Jr Egypt
    Utility development: Cairo, Egypt
    Mike Wood Canada
    Privatization of rural water supply
    Section 5 IRRIGATION
    Lana Abu-Hijleh Palestine
    Treated wastewater re-use in the Gaza Strip
    SKAgodzo, J M Gowing & M A Adey Ghana/UK
    Trickle irrigation using porous clay pots
    Section 6 SANITATION
    A H Abel and S V Dohrman Malawi
    Makata pumpable VIP latrine block
    Rob Burgess S Africa
    Rural school sanitation pilot project
    Shamsul Huda India
    Subsidy: to what extent?
    Dr Joyce Malombe Kenya
    Sanitation and solid waste disposal in Malindi
    Maria Muller, Jasper Kirango and Jaap Rijnsburger Tanzania
    An alternative pit latrine emptying system
    JohnPickford WEDC
    Low-cost sanitation research and GARNET
    Martin Strauss Switzerland
    Treatment of sludges from on-site sanitation
    Section 7 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
    S Mansoor Ali, Adrian Coad and Andrew Cotton WEDC
    Informal sector waste recycling
    Inge Lardinois and Arnold van de Klundert Netherlands
    Small enterprises for solid waste recycling
    Section 8 WATER QUALITY 123
    Dr Margaret Ince and Miss TI Ojo WEDC/Nigeria
    Pollution in Lagos Lagoon systems 125
    Grace Rukure, Shungu Mtepo and Cornelius Mukandi Zimbabwe
    Water quality in family wells 127
    Section 9 WATER SOURCES 131
    Siaw Awuah and John Addy Ghana
    Earth dams for RWS in Northern Region 133
    Dr Layi Egunjobi Nigeria
    Rainwater-harvesting initiatives in Ekpoma, Nigeria 137
    Section 10 WATER SUPPLY 141
    Dr Manu N Kulkarni India
    Pumps, people and payments 143
    Peter Smith and A Mbaye UK
    Pipeline extensions spread benefits 146
    Section 11 WATER TREATMENT 149
    Dr Christopher J Austin The Gambia
    Chlorinating household water in The Gambia 151
    Michael D Smith WEDC
    Domestic solar disinfection for potable water 154
    J P Sutherland, G K Folkard, M A Mtawali & W D Grant UK
    Moringa oleifera at pilot/full scale 156
    Martin Wegelin and Kolly Dorcoo Switzerland/Ghana
    Water treatment in northern Ghana 158
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    Editor John Pickford
    Number of Pages 174
    Format Paperback / softback
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