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Rural water supply : Design manual (English)

This rural water supply design manual is the first of three related volumes prepared for the use of prospective and actual owners, operators, managements, technical staff, consultants, government planners and contractors of small level three and level two water supply systems in the Philippines. Its purpose is to introduce the key concepts and considerations involved in the design of small waterworks facilities for level two and three systems. For the technical persons, hopefully it will facilitate their work by providing them with a ready resource reference for their everyday use. For the non-technical readers, such as the many who are involved in the management and operation of small water supply systems, hopefully it will be an aid in understanding the design process, giving them a basis for participating in decisions that would enable them to avail more usefully of the services of the technical consultants and contractors they must deal with. Overall, the local and international partners who cooperated in making these manuals possible hope that they will help the participants in the rural water supply sector to understand better the nature of the water supply business, its responsibilities to the stakeholders, and the role of the government agencies and regulatory bodies that seek to help them operate sustainably while protecting the consumers.


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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Project Monitoring;water;liters per capita per day;measurement of water level;Agrarian Reform;cubic meters per day;daily consumption per connection;cubic meters per second;transmission and distribution system;design of water;rural water supply sector;small water supply;small water utility;water supply system;sources of water;water supply business;slow sand filter;initial capital cost;per capita consumption;pump performance curve;flow of groundwater;water system;water cycle;water demand projection;raw water source;quality of water;flow of water;standard of living;types of service;number of beneficiaries;potable water supply;disaster risk management;alternative water source;drinking water supply;water distribution system;operation and management;effects on income;body of water;water resource system;consumptive water use;states of matter;static water level;rising sea levels;local groundwater resource;water treatment plant;rate of change;terms of consumption;amount of water;liters per second;return on investment;renewable energy source;construction of dam;surface water supply;water conservation measures;chemical oxygen demand;hydraulic grade line;accessible water supply;high population growth;domestic water demand;Broad Community Support;waste of water;maintenance and repair;public water utility;small town water;operational autonomy;water utilities;



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Rural water supply : Design manual (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.