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Title: Sustainability criteria in sanitation planning
Authors: Kvarnstrom, Elisabeth
Bracken, Patrick
Ysunza, Alberto
Kärrman, Erik
Finnson, Anders
Saywell, Darren
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: KVARNSTROM, E. ... et al, 2004. Sustainability criteria in sanitation planning. IN: Godfrey, S. (ed). People-centred approaches to water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 30th WEDC International Conference, Vientiane, Laos, 25-29 October 2004, pp. 104-107.
Abstract: This article presents a list of sustainability criteria that might be of importance when assessing different sanitation solutions. The criteria presented are divided into the categories health, environment, economy, socio-culture, and technical function. We strongly recommend the use of sustainability criteria in any strategic sanitation planning and decision-making process whether on a macro or micro project level. Moreover, sanitation sustainability criteria can be used for follow-up and evaluation of sanitation systems. The list of criteria presented in this paper can be used to narrow down and focus discussions among decision-makers and also inspire to the development of context-specific sustainability criteria in the actual planning situation.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/30257
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