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The application of Appropriate Technology

Facilitating Community Water Supply

This publication is about what it takes to ensure that when people open their tap they can safely drink the water, with information on water treatment, multi-stage filtration and slow-sand filtration.

This publication tells you about these technologies, how they were developed and shared and what was learned in the process. It discusses technology transfer and learning in the light of different theories. It reflects a great deal of experience that was developed with communities and agencies, with universities and with interdisciplinary teams.

You can read the whole document as a PDF file (2.2 mb)