1. This monograph presents information useful in developing and strengthening environmental sanitation programs that become part of an integrated health delivery system. Health personnel in developing countries should be able to use this information to assess their current status, analyze their...
  2. While achieving water security remains an elusive goal across large swathes of sub-Saharan Africa, the benefits of investing in water, sanitation and hygiene to achieve basic water security and alleviate poverty are clear. Households benefit through a range of health, educational, nutritional and...
  3. With the right knowledge and skills anyone, anywhere can take ownership of their own water, sanitation and hygiene. CAWST empowers people to take action in their homes and neighbourhoods, builds resiliency, and ensures appropriate solutions for the local water context.
  4. Key Resource 2005-11-01 Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards...
  5. Key Resource
    2001-01-01 Access to clean drinking water remains one of the greatest challenges in the world. The BioSand Filter is one method that can be used for purifying water at the household level. With this filter, contaminated water is filtered through a natural biological layer and then layers of sand, pebbles...
  6. 2010-07-20 One high quality and universally available source of all the major macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium) is human urine. Using human urine as fertilizer is not unprecedented, but for various reasons in most countries it is not commonly considered as an option, especially for growing...
  7. 2010-10-20 Input from the ECHO network concerning the use of urine as a fertilizer.
  8. 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.
  9. An international journal of water, sanitation and waste ISSN0262-8104 (Print) |1756-3488 (Online) Published since 1982Waterlinesis a refereed journal providing a forum for those involved in extending water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management to all in developing countries.Waterlines...
  10. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Ron Orcajada, B.Sc., B.Ed., M.A., is the Water Program Manager for Samaritan’s Purse Canada. He provides oversight for WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) programming conducted through Samaritan’s Purse Canada. He additionally serves as an international WASH Technical Advisor for...