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A guide to the development of on-site sanitation

This book intends to focus attention on sanitation facilities on the householder's property, which are appropriate for some urban areas, as well as rural areas and small communities. Part I of the book deals with the background to sanitation - health, sociological, financial and institutional issues, and the technologies available for excreta disposal. Part II provides in depth technical information about the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the major types of on-site sanitation facilities, while Part III describes the planning and development processes involved in projects and programmes. Annexes on reuse of excreta and sullage disposal are also included.

TitleA guide to the development of on-site sanitation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsFranceys, R., Pickford, J., Reed, R.
Paginationviii, 237 p.: fig., tab
Date Published1992-01-01
PublisherWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
ISBN Number9241544430
Keywordscab92/5, construction, cultural aspects, design, evaluation, excreta, financing, guidelines, health aspects, hyedsan, institutional framework, latrines, maintenance, on-site disposal, operation, planning, programmes, projects, social aspects, sustsan
Abstract

This book intends to focus attention on sanitation facilities on the householder's property, which are appropriate for some urban areas, as well as rural areas and small communities. Part I of the book deals with the background to sanitation - health, sociological, financial and institutional issues, and the technologies available for excreta disposal. Part II provides in depth technical information about the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the major types of on-site sanitation facilities, while Part III describes the planning and development processes involved in projects and programmes. Annexes on reuse of excreta and sullage disposal are also included.

NotesBibliography: p. 196-205. - Includes glossary and index
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