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Title: Using rapid assessment techniques in development of WSPs
Authors: Ince, Margaret E.
Smith, Michael D.
Keywords: Rapid assessment
Water quality
WSP development
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: INCE, M.E. and SMITH, M.D., 2008. Using rapid assessment techniques in development of WSPs. Water Safety Plans : Global Experiences and Future Conference, Lisbon, Portugal May 12-14
Abstract: This paper explains the important contribution that rapid assessment techniques (RATs) can make to the development of generic WSPs and associated programmes (for example sanitation promotion programmes) in a region or country, by assisting in identifying potential risks associated with individual water source types or supply technologies, from chemicals, or from management practices. The techniques are equally applicable to all types of water supply – from spring sources and hand-dug wells, through community-based boreholes, with hand or mechanised pumps, to large urban utility supplies, but especially in developing countries.
Description: This is a conference paper. It was presented at the Water Safety Plans: Global Experiences and Future Trends conference (http://www.iwa-wsp2008.org/)
Sponsor: Conference organised by IWA and co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3868
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