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Running Water

By Rod Shaw
ISBN: 9781853394508
This second collection of 32 short, highly-illustrated introductions to appropriate water and sanitation technologies and processes complements The Worth of Water. It covers a further range of subjects from water source selection and handpump maintenance to sanitary surveying, hygiene understanding and community management.



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  • Synopsis
    This second collection of 32 short, highly-illustrated introductions to appropriate water and sanitation technologies and processes complements The Worth of Water. It covers a further range of subjects from water source selection and handpump maintenance to sanitary surveying, hygiene understanding and community management.
  • 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
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Rod Shaw
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 136
    Format Paperback / softback
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