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Water and Sanitation

Over 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 2.6 billion people lack adequate sanitation. These are basic human rights. Many low-cost, community-run schemes can be set up to improve health, wellbeing and environmental conditions, and generate some income.

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Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater can be collected as it falls from the roofs of houses and...

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Sanitation

Looking at types of toilet, from the basic pit latrine to more...

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Water Pumping and Lifting

This section includes wells, boreholes, handpumps, animal powered pumps,...

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Water Quality and Treatment

Clean water is essential for good health. In today's industrialised...

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Water and Sanitation Related General Documents

Over 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 2.6...

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Wells, Tubewells and Drilling

Wells and tubewells are a critical element to water supply and can...

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