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Best Practices | December 30, 2008

Best Practices in Water and Sanitation

This document is intended to provide guidance to nontechnical CRS program managers and decision makers—as well as field workers—in developing, designing and implementing water, sanitation and hygiene projects.

Short descriptions of best practices and reviews of technology cover topics including ecological sanitation, latrine construction, WASH needs assessments, rainwater collection, borehole drilling equipment and irrigating home gardens.


  • Water Supply Technologies

  • Sanitation

  • Hygiene Promotion and Education

  • Water Quality and Treatment

  • Strategies