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close this bookSourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNEP-IETC - OAS, 1998, 247 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentPreface
View the documentList of acronyms
close this folderPart A. Introduction
View the document1. Background
View the document2. Objectives
View the document3. Organization of the source book
View the document4. How to use the source book
View the document5. Survey methodology
View the document6. Summary of the findings
View the document7. Recommendations
close this folderPart B. Technology profiles
close this folder1. Freshwater augmentation technologies
View the document1.1 Rainwater harvesting from rooftop catchments
View the document1.2 Rainwater harvesting in situ
View the document1.3 Fog harvesting
View the document1.4 Runoff collection from paved and unpaved roads
View the document1.5 Runoff collection using surface and underground structures
View the document1.6 Flow diversion structures technical description
View the document1.7 Water conveyance by marine vessels
View the document1.8 Water conveyance by pipelines, aqueducts, and water tankers
View the document1.9 Artificial recharge of aquifers
View the document1.10 Pumps powered by non-conventional energy sources
close this folder2. Water quality improvement technologies
View the document2.1 Desalination by reverse osmosis
View the document2.2 Desalination by distillation
View the document2.3 Clarification using plants and plant material
View the document2.4 Disinfection by boiling and chlorination
View the document2.5 Filtration systems
close this folder3. Wastewater treatment technologies and reuse
View the document3.1 Wastewater treatment technologies
View the document3.2 Wastewater reuse
close this folder4. Water conservation
View the document4.1 Raised beds and Waru Waru cultivation
View the document4.2 Small-scale clay pot and porous capsule irrigation
View the document4.3 Automatic surge flow and gravitational tank irrigation systems
View the document4.4 Dual water distribution
View the document4.5 Other water conservation practices
close this folderPart C. Case studies
View the document5.1 Rainwater harvesting in Honduras
View the document5.2 Fog harvesting in Chile
View the document5.3 Underground dams in Brazil
View the document5.4 Seawater/brackish water desalination by reverse osmosis in the British Virgin Islands
View the document5.5 Recycling of industrial effluent in Jamaica
View the document5.6 Treated wastewater reuse scheme in Barbados
View the document5.7 Clay pot and porous capsule irrigation
close this folderPart D. Annexes
View the documentAnnex 1 - Acknowledgments
close this folderAnnex 2 - List of participants in the Lima and Barbados workshops
View the documentA. List of participants in the Lima workshop
View the documentB. List of participants in the Barbados workshop
close this folderAnnex 3 - Contributions presented by the participants
View the documentA. Workshop on alternative technologies for freshwater augmentation in Latin America
View the documentB. Workshop on alternative technologies for freshwater augmentation in the Caribbean
View the documentAnnex 4 - Table of conversion factors for metric and english units
View the documentThe organization of American States