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Transporting, Storing and Filtering Water Using Local Resources: A Design Manual

Working Papers
Transporting, Storing and Filtering Water Using Local Resources: A Design Manual

Author:

Nripal Adhikary; Benjamin Ervin; Kristina Nelson Adithya Dahagama; Sulava Piya

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2013

Pages:

45

Keywords:

water, resources, design, manual, guide, bamboo

In July 2012, the Canadian Federal Department of Environment awarded INBAR a new project working with communities in Ethiopia and Nepal to develop new technologies for storing, transporting, and filtering water resources. The project aims to scale up the use of local resources, such as bamboo, gravel and sand to alleviate the pressures caused by erratic rainfall patterns, which are
under threat of further exacerbation by climate change. This manual showcases the lessons learned from the project and is designed for entrepreneurs, development and water resource management professionals working with rural communities to adopt and adapt these new technologies within their own work

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