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Development of Communication Materials Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme

People’s perception about the existing communication materials on rural water supply and sanitation programme has been examined in the study wherefrom the factors influencing the effectiveness of materials have been identified and finally, a set of recommendations has been made towards development of effective communication materials.

Researcher(s): Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah

First Edition: January, 2003

Sanitation Strategies and Technologies Flood-prone and High Water Table Areas of Bangladesh

Overflowing of latrine during monsoon flood and heavy rainfall is a common scenario in Bangladesh. To overcome this common problem, an attempt was made to provide technological solutions for safe sanitary latrines based on the concept of ‘raised latrine’ constructed above flood level in flood-prone and high water table areas. The technologies include ‘Earth Stabilized Raised Pit Latrine’, ‘Step Latrine’, ‘Mount Latrine’ and ‘Sand Enveloped Pit Latrine’.

Researcher(s): Noor M. Kazi

First Edition: January , 2003

Situation Analysis Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Research in Bangladesh

By and large, This document is a comprehensive database of research and development activities of the Government, non-government organizations, development partners and other agencies working in the Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) sector. The situation of research in WSS sector in Bangladesh with emphasis on technical, social and arsenic interventions have been analyzed in this study. The followings have been delineated in the report

Researcher(s): Mohibur Rahman

First Edition: January, 2003

Bangladesh Environment 2002

It is a collection of selected technical papers that were presented at the second International Conference on Bangladesh Environment and presents a snapshot of Bangladesh environment at the present time, as understood by the experts from all over the world.

Author(s)/Editor(s): A.B.M. Badruzzaman, Feroze Ahmed, Saleh A. Tanveer

December, 2002

Alternative Water Supply Options

The sources of water available in Bangladesh for development of alternative water supplies are groundwater, surface water and rain water. An estimated 29 million people, exposed to arsenic contamination in excess of 50 µg/L through 27% contaminated shallow tubewells and few production wells in urban …

Author(s)/Editor(s): Feroze Ahmed

First Edition: May, 2001

Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh

This publication is an outcome of the International Workshop on Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh held in Dhaka. The workshop focused on some important technical issues regarding hydrogeological and health aspects of arsenic contamination and alternative water supply options …

Author(s)/Editor(s): Chowdhury Mufad Ahmed, Feroze Ahmed

First Edition: May, 2001

Technologies for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water

Provision of arsenic free water is urgently needed for immediate protection of health and well being of the people living in arsenic affected areas. In most situations, substitution of tubewell water by an alternative safe and reliable source of water supply is not an easy task.

Author(s)/Editor(s): Ashraf Ali, Muhammad, Feroze Ahmed, Zafar Adeel

First Edition: May, 2001

Training Skill Development

Building capacity within a sector involves a variety of aspects of which human resources development is indispensable. The single most important tool to facilitate human resources development is training. Development […]

Author(s)/Editor(s): Abu Jafar Shamsuddin, Haroon Ur Rashid

May, 2001

Application of LFA towards better project design and management in WATSAN

Inadequate planning is a persistent problem in development. Implementation assigns too much emphasis on physical results and too little on processes, policy issues and the impact of the project. A […]

Author(s)/Editor(s): Abu Jafar Shamsuddin, Haroon Ur Rashid

May, 2001

পানি সরবরাহ ও স্যানিটেশন (Pani Sarbaraha O Sanitation)

The textbook “Water Supply & Sanitation – Rural and Low Income Urban Communities” intended for graduate level created a great impression amongst the students and teachers of Engineering Universities and Institutes and also amongst the professionals working in the water supply and sanitation sector. The main reason of this acceptability is that unlike other published books on Environmental Engineering, this book deals not only with technical aspects but also with socio-economic and gender aspects related to water supply and sanitation.

Author(s)/Editor(s): Feroze Ahmed, Mujibur Rahman

First Edition: May, 2001