Costing improved water supply systems for low-income communities : a practical manual / Fabrizio Carlevaro and Cristian Gonzalez.

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Main Authors: Carlevaro, Fabrizio (Author), Gonzalez, Cristian (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London : IWA Publishing, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Table of contents: About the authors, Foreword, Preface and Acknowledgements. Chapter 1
  • Background and objectives: Water and health
  • Social valuation of water supply projects
  • Costing method
  • Target audience. Chapter 2
  • Conceptual framework: Identifying locally appropriate technologies
  • Costing a drinking-water supply technology. Chapter 3
  • Improved drinking-water supply technologies for low-income communities: Drinking-water supply systems
  • Objectives of drinking-water supply
  • Improved drinking-water supply technologies. Chapter 4
  • Locally appropriate technologies: Concept of locally appropriate technology
  • Criteria for the identification of constraints and risks
  • Assessment of water supply needs
  • Selection of locally appropriate water supply technologies. Chapter 5
  • Costing method: Rationale and issues
  • Typology of costs
  • Sources of data on costs
  • Costing questionnaires
  • Social costing of water supply projects. Chapter 6
  • Costing implementation: The process of costing a water supply project
  • The Water Supply Costing Processor (WSCP)
  • An introduction to the use of the WSCP. Annexes: Drinking-water supply technologies
  • Project questionnaires
  • Inputs of improved water supply technologies
  • Costing questionnaires
  • Time profiles of a beta distribution function
  • Costing case studies in Peru.