Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies

December 2014

This Compendium aims at pulling the main information on sanitation technologies together in one volume. Moreover, it promotes 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 once 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.

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PublisherEawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
ThemesSanitation value chain, Sustainability and safely managed sanitation

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