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Small community water supplies : technology, people and partnership

Completely revised edition of the 1981 textbook which links water supply science and technology with the specific needs of small communities in developing countries. The book provides a general introduction to a wide range of technologies. Topics covered are: planning and management, community water services in Central and Eastern European countries, water quality and quantity, integrated water resources management, artificial recharge, rainwater harvesting, spring water tapping, pumping, groundwater withdrawal, surface water intake and small dams, water treatment, water transmission, water distribution, technologies for fluoride and for arsenic removal, and water supply in disasters and emergencies. The book is meant for engineers and other staff involved in water supply programmes and projects and for students.

TitleSmall community water supplies : technology, people and partnership
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsWijk-Sijbesma, C.A. van, Smet, J.E.M.
Secondary TitleTechnical paper series / IRC
Volumeno. 40
Pagination585 p.: fig., tab.
Date Published2002-11-01
PublisherIRC
Place PublishedDelft, The Netherlands
ISBN Number9066870354
Keywordsaeration, arsenic, artificial recharge, coagulation/flocculation, community management, desalination, disasters, disinfection, emergency operations, fluoride removal, groundwater exploration, groundwater withdrawal, integrated approach, multi-stage filtration, planning, pumps, rainwater harvesting, rapid filtration, sanitary surveys, sdiwat, sedimentation, small community supply systems, springwater tapping, surface water intakes, technology, uebw, water analysis, water distribution, water quality, water quantity, water resources management, water transmission, water treatment
Abstract

Completely revised edition of the 1981 textbook which links water supply science and technology with the specific needs of small communities in developing countries. The book provides a general introduction to a wide range of technologies. Topics covered are: planning and management, community water services in Central and Eastern European countries, water quality and quantity, integrated water resources management, artificial recharge, rainwater harvesting, spring water tapping, pumping, groundwater withdrawal, surface water intake and small dams, water treatment, water transmission, water distribution, technologies for fluoride and for arsenic removal, and water supply in disasters and emergencies. The book is meant for engineers and other staff involved in water supply programmes and projects and for students.

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