Monthly Archives: December 2013

AKVO- (Water Portal- Akvopedia)- Excellent Resource for Water Solutions


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The water portal illustrates a selection of smart water technologies. We are working on making this portal comprehensive and contain full explanations on how to implement these technologies, complete with lots of reference manuals and links. For information on managing drought, using water resource technologies and other strategies: Resilient WASH systems in drought-prone areas.

Sources & Recharge Water Lifting Devices Treatment & Testing Storage & Distribution Productive Use
Rainwater harvesting - general
Rainwater harvesting – general
Surface water - general
Surface water – general
Groundwater recharge - general
Groundwater recharge – general
Ground Catchment - general
Ground Catchment – general
Groundwater access - general
Groundwater access – general
Manual drilling or digging - general
Manual drilling or digging – general
Bucket and basket lifts - general
Bucket and basket lifts – general
Household and community pumps - Shallow, 0-20m
Household and community pumps – Shallow, 0-20m
Household and community pumps - Medium, 20-50m
Household and community pumps – Medium, 20-50m
Household and community pumps - Deep, 50-100m
Household and community pumps – Deep, 50-100m
Powered pumps - general
Powered pumps – general
Gravity-powered
Gravity-powered
Irrigation pumps - general
Irrigation pumps – general
HWTS - Chemical - general
HWTS – Chemical – general
HWTS - Filtration - general
HWTS – Filtration – general
HWTS - Physical - general
HWTS – Physical – general
CT - Chemical - general
CT – Chemical – general
CT - Filtration - general
CT – Filtration – general
CT - Physical - general
CT – Physical – general
Testing - general
Testing – general
Commercial treatment and testing systems
Commercial treatment
and testing systems
Centralized treatment
Centralized treatment
Elevated storage tanks - general
Elevated storage tanks – general
Surface level tanks - general
Surface level tanks – general
Below ground tanks - general
Below ground tanks – general
Natural storage basins - general
Natural storage basins – general
Distribution - general
Distribution – general
Solar water heater tank
Solar water heater tank
Surface irrigation - general
Surface irrigation – general
Bucket / Farm kits and Drum systems
Bucket / Farm kits
and Drum systems
Localized irrigation
Localized irrigation
Finger pond
Finger pond
Spirulina farming
Spirulina farming
Pond farming
Pond farming
Tilapia farming
Tilapia farming
Contour ridges
Contour ridges

 

Acknowledgements

Much of the material in this section comes from the book Smart Water Solutions produced in collaboration with Netherlands Water Partnership, WASTE, PRACTICA, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, SIMAVI, AGROMISA, NCDO, Aqua for All (A4A), and Partners voor Water

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