Water and Sanitation for Disabled People and Other Vulnerable Groups
The main focus of the book is on facilities for families in rural and peri-urban areas of low- and middle-income countries, but many of the approaches and solutions may also be applied in institutional settings, such as schools and hospitals and in emergency situations.
Water Demand Management in the City of the Future: Selected tools and instruments for practitioners
This book presents examples of tools and instruments that can be adapted by urban water professionals to mainstream WDM in the cities' strategic planning process.
Addressing Corruption in Infrastructure Services in Georgia: A case study
The sustainability of the livelihoods of the poor in low- and middle-income countries is compromised by corruption in the delivery of infrastructure services. Such services include water supply, sanitation, drainage, the provision of access roads and paving, transport, solid waste management, street...
Water from Sand Rivers: Guidelines for Abstraction
Sand rivers can be found in arid and semi-arid areas of the world where water is in short supply. Despite their dry appearance, useable quantities of water often reside in aquifers beneath the surface and can provide a sustainable and safe supply for rural communities. Nevertheless, dry rivers are o...
Roads and Realities
Offers ideas and techniques that are likely to be of great help to both policy makers and construction professionals. The core themes are the use of appropriate technology and appropriate scale. Developing countries require effective and sustainable infrastructures. Yet these must be suitable and ut...
Water Quality Surveillance
This guide is designed to help staff who undertake surveillance and monitoring of water supplies in developing countries. It provides simple information on how data may be collected and explains the use of equipment and inspection techniques. It also provides example forms that can be easily photoco...
Participartory Planning for Integrated Rural Water supply and Sanitation Programmes: Guidelines and manual (3rd Edition)
The Guidelines and supporting Manual on CD are to help planners and managers in national governments to develop their own rural water supply and sanitation programmes. They can also be used by consultants, and NGOs could adapt them for their programmes.
Water Safety Plans
This book has been written specifically for practitioners involved in the operation, maintenance and management of piped water distribution systems in urban areas of developing countries. These practitioners include engineers, planners, managers, and water professionals involved in the monitoring, c...
Water Safety Plans: Book 1 Planning water safety management for urban piped water supplies in developing countries
This book documents state of the art research designed to compliment the advances being made in the global water quality sector. Book 1 provides guidelines for implementing WSPs in developing countries (see book 2 1843800829)
Water Safety Plans - Book 2: Supporting Water Safety Management for Urban Piped Water Supplies in Developing Countries
This book documents state of the art research designed to compliment the advances being made in the global water quality sector. Book 2 provides further detail on supporting programmes.