Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies (2nd Revised Edition) - (available in Arabic, English, French, Romanian, Russian and Spanish)

Tilley, E., Ulrich, L., Lüthi, C., Reymond, P. and Zurbrügg, C. (2014)

Published in: 2014
Pages: 180

Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Duebendorf, Switzerland

Tilley, E., Ulrich, L., Lüthi, C., Reymond, P. and Zurbrügg, C.

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This Compendium aims at pulling the main information on sanitation technologies together in one volume. Moreover, the Compendium is to promote a systems approach; sanitation devices and technologies should always be considered as parts of an entire system.

This second, revised edition of the Compendium presents a huge range of information on sanitation systems and technologies in one volume. By ordering and structuring tried and tested technologies into one concise document, the reader is provided with a useful planning tool for making more informed decisions.

Part 1 describes different system configurations for a variety of contexts.

Part 2 consists of 57 different technology information sheets, which describe the main advantages, disadvantages, applications and the appropriateness of the technologies required to build a comprehensive sanitation system. Each technology information sheet is complemented by a descriptive illustration.

Additional versions translated in French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, and Romanian can be downloaded below.

The first edition is also linked below and includes translations in English, French, Spanish, Nepali, Vietnamese, and Korean.

Bibliographic information

Tilley, E., Ulrich, L., Lüthi, C., Reymond, P. and Zurbrügg, C. (2014). Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies (2nd Revised Edition) - (available in Arabic, English, French, Romanian, Russian and Spanish). Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Duebendorf, Switzerland

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Arabic Asia & Pacific Capacity development (WG1) English Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia French Latin America & Caribbean Middle East & Nothern Africa Practitioners Recommended by SuSanA (other than SuSanA publications) Russian Sanitation systems and technology options (WG4) Spanish Sub-Saharan Africa

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Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies (2nd Revised Edition)

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(in Arabic) - (نُظمو تقنيات الصرف الصحي (ترجمة النسخة الثانية ُ المعدلة

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Compendium des systèmes et technologies d’assainissement (2e édition actualisée) - (in French)

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Size: 5.66 MB

Sisteme și tehnologii de sanita ție Compendiu (Ediția a doua revizuită) - (in Romanian)

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Size: 9.68 MB

Справочник санитарных систем и технологий (Второе издание) - (in Russian)

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Size: 8.56 MB

Compendio de sistemas y tecnologías de saneamiento (2a edición revisada) - (in Spanish)

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