Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
The Worth of Water
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.
Community Health and Sanitation
A community-sensitive approach to the developing world's water supply; for students, trainers and engineers alike Community Health and Sanitation deals with disease and problems of water in the house and at the source, waste disposal, and education and training. This is a companion book to the recen...
Community Water Development
The UN Water Decade has been the catalyst for much research and development in water-related fields, and one result of the Decade has been improved dissemination of the water technologies being developed. Community Water Development presents some of the best material from leading researchers and pr...
Groundwater Dams for Small-Scale Water Supply
Looking at inexpensive methods for water supply schemes in rural areas of developing countries, this book examines the suitable conditions and economic factors for different types of groundwater dam and describes planning and investigation methods.
This book emphasizes the importance of social, economic, and environmental considerations when planning and implementing projects. For rural development workers, it aims to fill the gap in existing literature on the gathering and storage of rainwater.
Human and Animal-powered Water Lifting Devices
The purpose of this study is to provide a state-of-the-art survey of both the technical and the socio-economic aspects of human and animal-powered water lifting. Contents include: Human-powered water-lifters - technical and social aspects, Animal-powered water-lifters - technical and social aspects,...
Hand Pump Maintenance
A guide to the technical and social problems involved in community well projects, with an extension and evaluation of the different types of hand pumps available.
Water Treatment and Sanitation
A handbook of simple methods for rural areas in developing countries. This corrected and revised impression includes an appendix on planning in developing towns.
A Handbook of Gravity-Flow Water Systems
Originally written for the construction of gravity-flow drinking water systems in Nepal, this book is equally applicable for other locations around the world. Organized for quick reference, it is quickly and easily understood.
Hand Dug Wells and their Construction
This definitive work provides step-by-step guidance in the techniques of digging and constructing a well, including the principles of groundwater storage, the actual construction, the materials required, and details of additional sources of information.