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TitleGuideline for the costing of household sanitation projects
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsZA, SAfrica. De
Pagination3, 36 p. : fig., tab.
Date Published2007-08-01
PublisherSouth Africa, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Place PublishedPretoria, South Africa
Keywordscosts, planning, projects, sanitation, sdiafr, sdiman, south africa, WASHCost

This sanitation costing guide sets out the average and ceiling costs for the different components of a sanitation system based on both estimated and reported costs for the implementation of household sanitation projects. Municipalities may use these as a guide when estimating the costs and planning the implementation of sanitation services for settlements. The guide covers costing for all types of sanitation technologies, and stipulates ceiling costs that municipalities may claim from MIG for the implementation of the different types of sanitation schemes. The costs presented in this guide have been formulated after wide consultation with key role players and practitioners in the water services sector. Some municipalities may find that tenders submitted for sanitation projects reflect costs higher than the ceiling costs presented in this document, and will not be able to implement the selected sanitation scheme using MIG funds alone. These municipalities are encouraged to re-visit their planning and consider variations to reduce costs, and/or to supplement the MIG funds with other finding available to them. It has been the experience on many projects that costs within the framework of this guide are achievable.

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