Proposals for an Emergency or Permanent Rural Community Utility Development and Sanitation Program
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This proposal is aimed at a multi-phase program (1) to investigate completely the feasibility of having simple water, sewer and electrical systems capable of assisting to provide, protect and improve, the health and welfare of residents of disaster relief camps. The system is adaptable to small rural communities needing general sanitation improvements utilizing simple and economical construction, operation and maintenance, (2) to design the systems if proven feasible in the initial phase, (3) to instruct the local people in their construction of their own utility systems, and (4) to instruct selected individuals in the operation and maintenance of the systems. The proposed programs envision the design and construction of water, wastewater and electrical systems utilizing locally available material and untrained village labor. The program also make use of the possibility of stage development in instances for emergency disaster relief operations. Such systems used either in an emergency disaster camp or in a permanent rural community have the capability of preventing or controling water borne diseases while providing for the necessities of life at a very low cost per capita.
DescriptionA joint research and development project of INTERTECT and Trident Engineering Company based in Dallas, Texas. Contains photographs, illustraions, and historical information on these two companies and their employees. Sanitation/Sanitation Systems. (202.4)
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INTERTECT; Trident Engineering Company (1975). Proposals for an Emergency or Permanent Rural Community Utility Development and Sanitation Program. INTERTECT; Trident Engineering Company. Available electronically from