|Residential and Non-Residential - Drinking water installations and drainage requirements in Nepal (MTC - SKAT, 1988, 188 p.)|
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENGINEERING IN THE TROPICS: AN
INTRODUCTORY TEXT, S. Cairncross and R. Feacham
1983, 283 pp., SFr. 49.- (Bookshop 36048e)
Handbook dealing extensively with a large number of infectuous diseases which can be controlled by environmental intervention.
Covers: health and pollution; water supply; excreta treatment: etc.
A HANDBOOK OF GRAVITY-FLOW WATER SYSTEMS,
1984. 250 pp., SFr. 18.- (Bookshop 34008e)
Originally written for systems in Nepal, most principles presented are applicable in locations all around the world. The material is organized for quick reference.
DRINKING WATER SUPPLY - TECHNICAL ASPECTS,
1985,177 pp., SFr. 20.- (Bookshop 34030e)
Description of all technical aspects of drinking water supply and sanitation projects.
VILLAGE WATER SUPPLY IN THE DECADE, LESSONS FROM FIELD
EXPERIENCE, C. Glennie,
1983,152 pp., SFr. 43.- (Bookshop 34031e)
Gives a detailed account of a successful rural water supply programme in East Africa over a period of 10 years. Emphazises the role of management, organization and community participation.
GUIDELINES FOR DRINKING-WATER QUALITY, VOLUME I:
1984,130 pp., SFr. 38.- (Bookshop 32010e)
Provides a basis for the development of standards. May also be of assistance in developing alternative control, procedures where the implementation of drinking water supply is not feasible (also available VOLUME II: Health Criteria and other supporting information and VOLUME III: Drinking Water Quality Control in Small Community)
SIMPLE METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DRINKING WATER,
1985, 78 pp., SFr. 18.50 (Bookshop 36046e)
Manual with basic technical information on equipment, procedures and hints for planning and implementing water treatment projects.
HAND DUG WELLS AND THEIR CONSTRUCTION, S.
Watt and W. Wood
1977,253 pp., SFr. 15.- (Bookshop 32001e)
Provides practical step-by-step guidance in the techniques of digging and constructing a well: principles of groundwater storage, the actual construction, the materials required and details on additional sources of information.
GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN WATER
SUPPLY AND SANITATION, A.
1983, 60 pp., SFr. 5.- (Bookshop 34022)
Guidelines for planners on how to establish community participation in projects concerned with water supply and sanitation.
MANUAL FOR RURAL WATER SUPPLY, HELVETAS
1985,175 pp., SFr. 34.- (Bookshop 34003e)
A guide on how to identify, plan, organise, and execute drinking water projects. With many elaborate scale drawings. Specially written for engineers and construction supervisors but serves also as a comprehensive introduction for non-technical readers (also available in french and spanish).
SLOW SAND FILTRATION FOR COMMUNITY WATER SUPPLY PLANNING,
DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, J.T. Visscher et
1987,149 pp, SFr. 20.-
Describes the principles and applicability of slow-sand filtration. Provides guidelines resulting from demonstration projects in developing countries.
HORIZONTAL-FLOW ROUGHING FILTRATION (HRF), A DESIGN,
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION MANUAL, M. Wegelin
1986, 142 pp., SFr. 15 (Bookshop 35007e)
Technical manual addressed primarily to design engineers. Covers design, construction, operation and maintenance aspects. The content is based on laboratory tests and field experiences.
COMMUNITY WATER SUPPLY, THE HANDPUMP OPTION, S. Arlosorof
1987, 202 pp, SFr. 26.40 (Bookshop 34034e)
Reference manual for policy makers and professionals. The critical elements of a handpump-based community water supply systems are discussed and analysed.
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