Latrine Superstructures

Author: WEDC

Year: 2014

Publisher: Water Engineering and Development Center, Loughborough University, UK

WEDC Guide 28

A latrine superstructure is a shelter which provides privacy and protection for the user of the latrine. Superstructures can be built from a variety of materials ranging from bricks, blocks and stone to corrugated metal sheets, wattle and daub and, in emergencies, even plastic or sackcloth. This guide highlights some of the important factors to be considered when designing and building a latrine superstructure.

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