logoAdditional Internet Resources Related to Section 5 Topics

General Water Resources
Rainwater Harvesting
Water Purification
Water Pumping


General Water Resources

Bacteriological testing of water
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/fact-sheets/fact-sheets-htm/btw.htm

Water storage
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrstor/en/wtrstor.htm

Well digging in Kasala
http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?cPath=22_81&products_id=321&attrib=1

How to make water in the desert.
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Water-in-the-Desert

How to get emergency drinking water from a water heater.
http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Emergency-Drinking-Water-from-a-Water-Heater

How to collect water from plants.
http://www.wikihow.com/Collect-Water-From-Plants

Water storage
http://www.i4at.org/surv/water.htm

Emergency water supply
http://www.i4at.org/surv/watersup.htm

Low cost well drilling
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/welldril/en/welldril.htm

Water supply for individual and small community systems
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrtreat/en/wtrtreat.htm

Understanding water supply
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrsply/en/wtrsply.htm

Understanding water wells
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrwells/en/wtrwells.htm

Household water treatment
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/technical-briefs/58-household-water-treatment-1.pdf

Household water treatment 2
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/technical-briefs/59-household-water-treatment-2.pdf

Akvopedia (water and sanitation wiki)
http://akvo.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Rainwater harvesting

Rainwater catchment system
http://www.i4at.org/surv/raincat.htm

Rainwater harvesting for domestic use
http://www.journeytoforever.org/farm_library/AD43.pdf

How to build a rainwater collection system (very basic article)
http://www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Rainwater-Collection-System

Rainwater harvesting
http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?products_id=376&attrib=1

Rainwater harvesting fact sheet
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/fact-sheets/fact-sheets-htm/drh.htm

Buried and semi-submerged water tanks
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/technical-briefs/56-buried-and-semi-submerged-tanks.pdf

Ferrocement tanks
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/technical-briefs/36-ferrocement-water-tanks.pdf

Guide to rainwater harvesting.
http://dcmga.com/north-texas-gardening/water-in-the-landscape/rainwater-harvesting/

Rain and Graywater Harvesting Systems
http://www.livingsol.com/index.php/home-energy-systems/rain-water-harvest-greywater-systems

Cisterns
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrstort/en/wtrstort.htm


Water purification

Principles of distilling water
http://www.i4at.org/surv/distill.htm

Clorox bleach for water purification
http://www.i4at.org/surv/bleach.htm

Biosand filter
http://echonet.org/repositories#139:d:BioSand Filter.08

Slow Sand Filter Overview
http://www.oasisdesign.net/water/treatment/slowsandfilter.htm

New Horizons for Slow Sand Filtration
http://www.manzwaterinfo.ca/documents/New%20Horizons%20for%20Slow%20Sand%20Filtration%20Full%20Paper.pdf

Construction of Slow Sand Filters, detailed instructions (download all links on this page)
http://www.biosandfilter.org/biosandfilter/index.php/item/330

How to sterilize water with sunlight.
http://www.wikihow.com/Sterilize-Water-With-Sunlight

Solar distillation
http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?cPath=22_83&products_id=165&attrib=1

How to purify water.
http://www.wikihow.com/Purify-Water

How to turn salt water into drinking water.
http://www.wikihow.com/Turn-Salt-Water-Into-Drinking-Water

How to make water potable with stone age technology.
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Water-Potable-with-Stone-Age-Technology

How to build a condenser.
http://www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Condenser

Water treatment FAQ
http://athagan.members.atlantic.net/PFSFAQ/Water_TreatmentFAQ-v2.2.html

Pure distilled water for emergencies
http://mb-soft.com/public3/water502.html

Desalinated water for villages off grid (also purified grey water)
http://mb-soft.com/public3/water503.html

Seawater desalinazation for third world villages
http://mb-soft.com/public3/water501.html

Solar water distiller
http://www.i4at.org/surv/sstill.htm

Solar still
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/solrstl2/en/solrstl2.htm

Water purification
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/wtrpurif/en/wtrpurif.htm

Water pumping

Hydraulic Ram Pumps
http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?products_id=141

Hydraulic ram
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/hydraram/en/hydraram.htm

Wind pumping of water
http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?cPath=22_81&products_id=177&attrib=1

How to build your own hand pump
http://www.i4at.org/surv/handpump.htm

Hand pump parts
http://www.i4at.org/surv/handlist.htm

Hand pump instructions
http://www.i4at.org/surv/handass.htm

Six simple pumps
http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/vita/pumps6/en/pumps6.htm

PVC hand pumps
http://echonet.org/repositories#146:d:PVC Hand Pumps.08


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