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close this bookA Guide to the Development of on-site Sanitation (WHO - OMS, 1992, 246 p.)
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Selected further reading

ASHWORTH, J. (1982) Urban sullage in developing countries. Waterlines, 1 (2): 14-16.

BOURNE, P. G., ed. (1984) Water and sanitation: economic and sociological perspectives. Orlando, Academic Press.

CROSS, P. (1985) Existing practices and beliefs in the use of human excreta. IRCWD news, 23: 2-4.

DECK, F. L. O. (1986) Community water supply and sanitation in developing countries, 1970-1990: an evaluation of the levels and trends of services. World health statistics quarterly, 39 (1): 2-39.

EDWARDS, P. (1985) Aquaculture: a component of low cost sanitation technology. Washington, DC, World Bank (World Bank Technical Paper No. 36).

ELMENDORF, M. & BUCKLES, P. (1980) Socio-cultural aspects of water supply and excreta disposal. Washington, DC, World Bank.

GOLLADAY, F. L. (1983) Appropriate technology for water supply and sanitation: meeting the needs of the poor for water supply and sanitation. Washington, DC, World Bank.

GOTAAS, H. B. (1956) Composting: sanitary disposal and reclamation of organic wastes. Geneva, World Health Organization (WHO Monograph Series No. 31).

GUNNERSON, C. G. & STUCKEY, D. C. (1986) Anaerobic digestion: principles and practice of biogas systems. Washington, DC, World Bank (World Bank Technical Paper No. 49).

HEALEY, K. A. & LAAK, R. (1974) Site evaluation and design of seepage fields. Journal of the environmental engineering division, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 100: 1133-1146.

HINDHAUGH, G. M. A. (1973) Night soil treatment. Consulting engineer, 37 (9): 47, 49.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (1981) Sanitation in developing countries. Proceedings of a workshop on training held in Lobatse, Botswana, 14-20 August 1980. Ottawa (IDRC-168e).

INDIAN STANDARDS INSTITUTION (1969) Code of practice for design and construction of septic tanks. New Delhi (IS 2470, part 1 and part 2).

LECLERE, M. & SHERER, K. (1984) A workshop design for latrine construction: a training guide. Arlington, Water and Sanitation for Health Project (WASH Technical Report No. 25).

LEWIS, W. J. ET AL. (1982) The risk of groundwater pollution by on-site sanitation in developing countries: a literature review. Dübendorf, Switzerland, International Reference Centre for Waste Disposal (IRCWD Report No. 01/82).

MCGAUHEY, P. H. & KRONE, R. B. (1967) Soil mantle as a wastewater treatment system. Sanitary Engineering Research Laboratory, University of California.

NICOLL, E. H. (1974) Aspects of small water pollution control works. Journal of the Institute of Public Health Engineers, 12: 185-211.

VAN NOSTRAND, J. & WILSON, J. G. (1983a) The ventilated improved double-pit latrine: a construction manual for Botswana. Washington, DC, World Bank (TAG Technical Note No. 3).

VAN NOSTRAND, J. & WILSON, J. G. (1983b) Rural ventilated improved pit latrines: a field manual for Botswana. Washington, DC, World Bank (TAG Technical Note No. 8).

PARLATO, R. (1984) A monitoring and evaluation manual for low-cost sanitation programs in India. Washington, DC, World Bank (TAG Technical Note No. 12).

PATHAK, B. (1981) Sulabh Shauchalaya (hand flush water seal latrine): a simple idea that worked. Patna, India, Amolla Prakashan.

PEEL, C. (1977) The public health and economic aspects of composting night soil with municipal refuse in tropical Africa. In: Pickford, J., ed., Planning for water and waste in hot countries. Proceedings of the third WEDC Conference. Loughborough, Water, Engineering and Development Centre, pp. 25-36.

RAMAN, V. ET AL. (1969) Secondary treatment and disposal of effluent from septic tanks. 4. Preliminary studies of treatment by upward (reverse flow) rock filters. Journal of the Institute of Engineers (India), 49 (6): 90-93.

SAGAR, G. & JAIN, A. K. (1982) Ferrocement septic tanks. Journal of ferrocement, 12 (1): 63-69.

SANDERS, A. & CARVER, R. (1985) The struggle for health. Basingstoke, Macmillan.

SHUVAL, H. I. ET AL. (1981) Night-soil composting. Washington, DC, World Bank (Appropriate technology for water supply and sanitation, Vol. 10).

US PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (1933) The sanitary privy. Washington, DC (revised type No. IV of Public health report (Wash), Suppl. 108).

VINCENT, L. J. ET AL. (1961) A system of sanitation for low cost high density housing. In: Proceedings of a symposium on hygiene and sanitation in relation to housing, Niamey, pp. 135-172 (Publication No. 84, CETA/WHO, Niger).

WHO (1980) Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis: report of a WHO Expert Committee. Geneva, World Health Organization (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 643).

WHO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR SOUTH-EAST ASIA (1985) Achieving success in community water supply and sanitation projects. New Delhi (Regional Health Paper No. 9).

VAN WIJK-SIJBESMAN, C. (1985) Participation of women in water supply and sanitation: roles and realities. The Hague, International Reference Centre for Community Water Supply and Sanitation (IRC Technical Paper No. 22).