June 28, 2016

Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies (2nd edition)

This expanded second edition of the Compendium provides updated information on sanitation systems and an increased range of technologies in one volume. It will be an important resource for stakeholders in their decision making planning process. Part 1 describes different system configurations for a variety of contexts.Part 2 consists of 57 different technology information sheets, which describe the main advantages, disadvantages, applications and the appropriateness of the technologies required to build a comprehensive sanitation system. Each technology information sheet is complemented by a descriptive illustration.


Water underpins every aspect of human and environmental existence. The severe water challenges facing the world today require an unprecedented global response. IWA members and staff are situated in more than 140 countries worldwide, forming the large... Read full biography