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TitleGuidelines on technologies for water supply systems in small communities
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsCEHA -Amman, JO, WHO/EMRO Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities
Secondary TitleCEHA document
Volumeno. TLM-5
Pagination194 p.: 98 fig., 17 tab.
Date Published1993-01-01
PublisherCentre for Environmental Health Activities (CEHA)
Place PublishedAmman, Jordan
Keywordsappropriate technology, disinfection, groundwater, guidelines, piping systems, pumps, small community supply systems, source selection, surface waters, sustwat, water distribution, water quality, water quantity, water treatment

These guidelines are intended for all categories of field staff concerned with small water supply systems. It provides the information needed to plan and construct, with limited resources, small systems which are easy to operate and maintain with minimal skills and running costs. Information is based on experience gained from unsuccessful water schemes that were constructed in large numbers during the International Water Supply and Sanitation Decade. The guidelines contain tables illustrating various aspects of water supply requirements, including bacteriological quality and chemical constituents. A flowchart describes how to select a water source. Attention is given to various water sources and systems, as well as technology.

Notes34 ref. - Includes glossary
Custom 1201, 205.2


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