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G005: Latrine slabs - an engineer's guide

Author(s): Reed, Brian  |  Shaw, Rod

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2011

Series: WEDC Guide 5
Collection(s): WEDC Bookshop

Price: £5.50
ISBN: 9781843801436


Providing sanitation for all is a major global challenge involving many complex issues. The user of a latrine however, will have more local concerns such as the condition of the latrine slab. This is one of the key components of the most common type of sanitary facility. This booklet highlights the design, manufacture and maintenance features that help to improve the safety and comfort of users.