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close this book A training manual in conducting a workshop in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of hydrams
close this folder Session 17: Site development (2 hours)
View the document Handout 17A: Settling area - take-off system
View the document Handout 17B: Hydram box
View the document Handout 17C: Guidelines/checklist
View the document Handout 17D: Site development
View the document Handout 17E: Glossary of terms

Handout 17C: Guidelines/checklist

Take off from source:

materials:

pipe or proper soil drum or tank plumbing parts (connectors, flanges, etc.) trash rack fine mesh screen

concerns:

negative slope from source to drum or pond pipe or channel well into stream good foundation for durm or pond means to shut off flow to basin when necessary keeping trash, debris, sediment out of line protection from: raging waters flood animals sun (ultra violet rays) erosion

Hydram:

materials:

cement, aggregate, sand metal pipe and plumbing parts hydram metal or wood for cover to box hinges, screws, etc. stakes, wire

concerns:

support for pipes - drive, delivery pipe course straight as possible - no 90° bends anchoring of pipes drainage for waste water drive pipe entering settling basin 1/3 way up from bottom of basin protection box for hydram drainage for waste water coverage for all plastic pipes clear marking of pipeline if buried

Storage Facility:

materials:

adequate soil cement, aggregate, sand reinforcing bar paint pipe plumbing parts (connectors, faucet, standpipe) fencing material

concerns:

best match of size, materials and costs closeness to final usage durability of tank - strength, seal protection from animals safety for users, children