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close this bookSourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Small Island Developing States (UNEP/IETC, 1998, 230 pages)
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close this folder5. Methodology for the identification and classification of small islands
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View the documentHydrological characteristics
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close this folderPart B - Technology profiles
close this folder1. Technologies generally applicable to Island States
close this folder1.1 Freshwater augmentation technologies
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close this folder1.2 Water quality improvement technologies
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View the document1.2.1 Rapid sand filtration
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close this folder1.3. Wastewater treatment technologies and reuse
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close this folder1.4. Water conservation
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View the document1.4.3 Groundwater assessment technologies
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close this folder2. Technologies applicable to very small, low coral islands
close this folder2.1 Freshwater augmentation technologies
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View the document2.1.2 Infiltration galleries technical description
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close this folder3. Technologies applicable to small high, volcanic islands
close this folder3.1 Freshwater augmentation technologies
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View the document3.1.2 Runoff collection using in-stream structures
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close this folder4. Technologies applicable to small islands with specific problems or circumstances
close this folder4.1 Freshwater augmentation technologies
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close this folder4.2 Water quality improvement technologies
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close this folder4.4 Water conservation
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close this folderPart C - Case studies
close this folder5.1 Augmenting freshwater resources in Kiribati
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close this folder5.2 Seawater/brackish water desalination by reverse osmosis in the British Virgin Islands
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close this folder5.3 Solar-powered pumping in the Federated States of Micronesia
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close this folder5.4 Composting toilet trial on Kiritimati, Kiribati
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close this folder5.5 Sam lord's castle hotel treated wastewater reuse scheme, Barbados
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close this folderPart D - Annexes
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close this folderAnnex 3 - Cost comparisons
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close this folderAnnex 4 - Groundwater assessment technologies
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close this folderAnnex 5 - Water legislation
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View the documentAnnex 6 - List of organisations and institutions
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View the documentThe UNEP water branch
View the documentSouth Pacific applied geoscience commission (SOPAC)