Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Solar Pumping for Water Supply
Alberto Ibáñez Llario, Asenath W. Kiprono
Solar power for pumping groundwater has a vast potential for improving the sustainability of water supply schemes. However experience also shows that a lack of knowledge, capacity and expertise to design and implement such schemes is holding back their adoption. This book bridges this gap to equip e...
Le traitement des boues de vidange
De nombreux pays à revenu faible et intermédiaire connaissent une urbanisation rapide, ce qui crée un besoin de services, notamment d’assainissement. Alors que certains quartiers dans les villes et agglomérations sont équipés d’égouts, la plupart des habitants, en particulier les citadins pauvres, c...
Gender and Water Sanitation and Hygiene
At birth and death, and each day in between, individual human need for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is near constant. While WASH is intensely personal, it is also about power, inequality, development and social justice. Inadequate WASH provision both results from and causes continuing povert...
Scaling-up Community-Led Total Sanitation
Scaling-up Community Led Total Sanitation starts with detailed instructions on how to facilitate CLTS in a village or cluster of villages. It then explores how to scale up and institutionalize CLTS at a regional and national level by gaining the commitment of leaders within government ministries. Th...
Systems Thinking and WASH
Water supplies in developing countries fail at unacceptable rates. In an era of high technology and a global drive for sustainable water and sanitation (SDG6), we need to find solutions to the ‘wicked problems’ that characterize water for development programmes around the world. Systems Thinkin...
Innovations Pour l'Assainissement Urbain
Jamie Myers, Sue Cavill, Samuel Musyoki, Katherine Pasteur
Plus de la moitié des occupants de la planète habitent désormais en milieu urbain et une forte proportion d'entre eux vit sans assainissement amélioré. Dans les zones rurales, les efforts déployés pour lutter contre la défécation en plein air ont été dirigés par le mouvement de l'Assainissement tota...
Faecal Sludge and Septage Treatment
Many middle- and low-income countries are experiencing rapid urbanization, which creates a need for services, including sanitation. While some areas in some towns and cities are sewered, most people, especially the urban poor, continue to use various forms of on-site sanitation. These require perio...
Innovations for Urban Sanitation
Jamie Myers, Sue Cavill, Samuel Musyoki, Katherine Pasteur, Lucy Stevens
Over half the world’s population now lives in urban areas and a large proportion of them lives without improved sanitation. Efforts to tackle open defecation in rural areas has been led by the Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) movement. But how can the community mobilization techniques of CLTS b...
Sustainable Sanitation for All
Petra Bongartz, Naomi Vernon, John Fox
Great strides have been made in improving sanitation in many developing countries. Yet, 2.4 billion people worldwide still lack access to adequate sanitation facilities and the poorest and most vulnerable members of society are often not reached and their specific needs are not met. Moreover, sustai...
Water Is Life
G. Honor Fagan, Suzanne Linnane, Kevin G. McGuigan, Albert Rugumayo
A safe, adequate water supply within easy reach is still a dream for many people living in rural Africa. This book examines why such a basic service is not yet universally available by studying in detail one particular region of rural Uganda. What is the experience of women and children who have re...