Methods for Faecal Sludge Analysis

Author: Velkushanova, K., Brdjanovic, D., Koottatep, T., Strande, L., Buckley, C., Ronteltap, M.

Year: 2021

Publisher: International Water Association (IWA) Publishing

The aim of this book is to provide a basis for standardised methods for the analysis of faecal sludge from onsite sanitation technologies, for Improved communication between sanitation practitioners, and for greater confidence in the generated data. The book presents background information on types of faecal sludge, methods for sample collection, health and safety procedures for handling, case studies of experimental design, an approach for estimating faecal sludge at community to city-wide scales, modelling containment and treatment processes, recipes for simulants, and laboratory methods for faecal sludge analysis currently in use by faecal sludge laboratories. This book will be beneficial for researchers, laboratory technicians, academics, students and sanitation practitioners.

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