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This guidance manual is designed to help in the selection of rural and low-income water supply and sanitation technologies. Part I provides an introduction to operation and maintenance and the factors influencing technology choice. Part II comprises 50 illustrated fact sheets on various low-cost water supply and sanitation technologies. Each fact sheet provides: a brief description of the technology and the O&M activities associated with it; an outline of the O&M requirements of each activity, including frequency, human resources, materials and spare parts and tools and equipment; a list of the main actors and the skills needed for O&M; information on organizational aspects, recurrent costs, problems, limitations and remarks; and recommended literature.

TitleLinking technology choice with operation and maintenance in the context of community water supply and sanitation : a reference document for planners and project staff
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsBrikke, F., Bredero, M.
Edition2nd rev.ed.
Paginationvi, 142 p. : fig., tab.
Date Published2003-01-01
PublisherWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
ISSN Number9241562153
Abstract

This guidance manual is designed to help in the selection of rural and low-income water supply and sanitation technologies. Part I provides an introduction to operation and maintenance and the factors influencing technology choice. Part II comprises 50 illustrated fact sheets on various low-cost water supply and sanitation technologies. Each fact sheet provides: a brief description of the technology and the O&M activities associated with it; an outline of the O&M requirements of each activity, including frequency, human resources, materials and spare parts and tools and equipment; a list of the main actors and the skills needed for O&M; information on organizational aspects, recurrent costs, problems, limitations and remarks; and recommended literature.

NotesBibliography: p. 129-141
Custom 1202.6
Original PublicationLigando a escolha de tecnologia com a operacao e manutencao para abastecimento de agua e saneamento a baixo custo

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