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TitleCompendium of sanitation systems and technologies 2nd edition
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsTilley, E, Ulrich, L, Lüthi, C, Reymond, P, Zurbrugg, C
Pagination180 p.; 6 Fig.;
Date Published01/2014
PublisherEawag – Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Place PublishedDübendorf, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number9783906484570
KeywordsAnaerobic Filter, Emerging Sanitation Technologies, Gravity Sewer, Groundwater Recharge, irrigation, Waste Stabilization, water surface

This second, revised edition of the Compendium presents a huge range of information on sanitation systems and technologies in one volume. By ordering and structuring tried and tested technologies into once concise document, the reader is provided with a useful planning tool for making more informed decisions.

Part 1 describes different system configurations for a variety of contexts. Part 2 consists of 57 different technology information sheets, which describe the main advantages, disadvantages, applications and the appropriateness of the technologies required to build a comprehensive sanitation system. Each technology information sheet is complemented by a descriptive illustration.[authors abstract]



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