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Entries in water manuals/user guides (10)

Tuesday
Sep132011

Hardware Quality for Sustainable Water and Sanitation

Hardware Quality for Sustainable Water and Sanitation   

Which water and sanitation technologies are appropriate in various contexts? How can programs design, build and maintain these solutions, while enhancing local participation and sustainability?

The tools in this series can help programs answer these questions as part of a participatory process.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Démarche qualité pour la réalisation d’infrastructures d’eau et d’assainissement durables

Démarche qualité pour la réalisation d'infrastructures d'eau et d'assainissement durables   

Quelles sont les technologies d'approvisionnement en eau ou d'assainissement appropriées dans différents contextes? Comment est-ce qu'un programme peut élaborer, construire et maintenir ces solutions en assurant une bonne participation locale et la durabilité?

Les outils de cette série peuvent aider les programmes à répondre à ces questions dans le cadre d'un processus participatif.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

A Practical Guide for Building a Simple Pit Latrine: How to Build Your Latrine and Use It Hygienically, for the Dignity, Health, and Well Being of Your Family

This technical do-it-yourself guide published by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) provides step-by-step instruction on building simple pit latrines. It was designed for use at the individual household level to assist families in West Africa who have already decided to build their own latrines. The goal of the guide is to ensure that, as a result of users’ total satisfaction with the quality of their new latrines, they will permanently abandon the practice of open air defecation.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Guide pratique pour la construction de latrine à simple fosse: Réaliser sa latrine et l'utiliser hygiéniquement, c'est préserver sa dignité, sa santé, c'est contribuer au bien être de sa famille

Ce guide publié par le "Global Water Initiative (GWI)" explique pas à pas comment construire une latrine familiale à simple fosse. Il a été conçu pour servir d’assistance technique aux familles en Afrique de l’Ouest ayant pris la décision de construire leur latrine. Il est présenté de façon à pouvoir être utilisé comme un pense-bête pratique pour l’auto construction. En quelques mots, ce guide a pour raison d’être que la qualité de la construction d’une latrine conditionne l’abandon irrévocable de la défécation à l’air libre grâce à la satisfaction totale de ses utilisateurs.

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Tuesday
Jun072011

CRS Manager's Guide to PHAST Methodology: Helping CRS Country Offices to Use the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) Methodology

The Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) methodology was published by the World Health Organization in 1998. Since then, a great deal has been learned about how to successfully implement PHAST. This guide provides updated advice based on over ten years of field-based learning. It was created in direct response to requests from CRS country programs to understand how PHAST should be incorporated into their water and sanitation projects, how to implement it at the field level, and how to train facilitators to implement PHAST at the community level.

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Friday
May212010

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Considerations in Home-Based Care for People Living with HIV

This guidance document offers water supply and sanitation facility and hygiene promotion design considerations and recommendations intended to increase access to these facilities by people living with HIV.

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Thursday
Jul232009

Groundwater Development

This paper explains basic groundwater and well drilling concepts and shows how they can be employed to strengthen and expand water development programs.

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Wednesday
Sep212005

Guidelines for the Development of Small-Scale Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in East Africa

General technical guidelines for the planning and implementation of small-scale water supply and sanitation activities in rural East Africa.

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Wednesday
Sep212005

Directrices para el Desarollo de Proyectos de Suminstro de Agua y Saneamiento Rural a Pequeña Escala en África Oriental

Este documento contiene directrices generales para la planificación e implementación de actividades de suministro de agua y saneamiento a pequeña escala en las zonas rurales de África Oriental.

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Wednesday
Jan122005

Guidelines for the Development of Small Scale Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Ethiopia

Planning and implementation of Title II-funded water and sanitation activities in rural Ethiopia.

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