ERIC Number: ED243656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Water Purification, Distribution and Sewage Disposal. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Reprint R-29.
This document, designed to serve as a training manual for technical instructors and as a field resource reference for Peace Corps volunteers, consists of nine units. Unit topics focus on: (1) water supply sources; (2) water treatment; (3) planning water distribution systems; (4) characteristics of an adequate system; (5) construction techniques; (6) operation and maintenance of a distribution and treatment system; (7) scope of disposal system projects in host communities; (8) the privy method of excreta design for a village; and (9) water carried sewage systems construction and maintenance. Each unit includes: an overview (statement summarizing significance of material to follow and points requiring special emphasis); an objective (definition of goal to be achieved); lists of tasks (steps followed to accomplish objectives), functional skills (knowledge skills needed to perform tasks), terminal performance tests; content information describing the knowledge and skills needed to perform tasks correctly; and lesson plans. (JN)
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Design Requirements, Developing Nations, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Public Health, Toilet Facilities, Training Methods, Training Objectives, Units of Study, Waste Disposal, Waste Water, Water Resources, Water Treatment
Peace Corps, Information Collection & Exchange, Office of Programming and Training, 806 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20526.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Peace Corps; Water Distribution
Note: Prepared by Volunteers for International Technical Assistance, Inc.