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Handpumps Choose, install & maintain the public domain pumps Afridev, India Mark II & Bush Pump. Many links to other handpumps, solar pumps & hydraulic ram pumps as well as interesting articles about handpump use.
Well Drilling. Read about the LS100 and other drill rigs and drilling techniques suitable for use overseas.
Sanitation Articles about Ventilated Improved Pit Latrines & Community-Led Sanitation.
Health & Hygiene Learn about the value of combining safe water with improved sanitation & hygiene.
Other Related Links Includes information on Digging Wells, Capping Springs, Collecting Rainwater (or Fog!) and Water Quality Testing & Treatment.
Other Organizations Includes annotated links to other overseas Water-Focused Organizations, Interesting Water Sites, Environmental & Development Sites as well as Corporate & Educational links.
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