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How to select appropriate technical solutions for sanitation

The purpose of this guide is to assist local contracting authorities and their partners in identifying those sanitation technologies best suited to the different contexts that exist within their town. The first part of the guide contains a planning process and a set of criteria to be completed; these assist you in characterizing each area of intervention so that you are then in a position to identify the most appropriate technical solutions. The second part of the guide consists of technical factsheets which give a practical overview of the technical and economic characteristics, the operating principle and the pros and cons of the 29 sanitation technology options most commonly used in sub-Saharan Africa. [authors abstract]

TitleHow to select appropriate technical solutions for sanitation
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsFrenoux , C., Gabert, J., Guillaume , M., Monvois, J.
Secondary TitleConcerted Municipal Strategies [CMS] methodological guides on water and sanitation : six methodological guides
Volume4
Pagination136 p.; 12 tab.; 12 fig.; 29 factsheets
Date Published2010-01-01
PublisherpS-Eau, Programme Solidarite Eau
Place PublishedParis, France
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, excreta use, multiple-use of water, sanitation services, sub-saharan africa, water use
Abstract

The purpose of this guide is to assist local contracting authorities and their partners in identifying those sanitation technologies best suited to the different contexts that exist within their town. The first part of the guide contains a planning process and a set of criteria to be completed; these assist you in characterizing each area of intervention so that you are then in a position to identify the most appropriate technical solutions. The second part of the guide consists of technical factsheets which give a practical overview of the technical and economic characteristics, the operating principle and the pros and cons of the 29 sanitation technology options most commonly used in sub-Saharan Africa. [authors abstract]

NotesWith bibliography on p. 133 - 136.
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