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G023: Latrine pit design

Author(s): Reed, Bob  |  Scott, Rebecca (ed)  |  Shaw, Rod (ed/ill)

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2014

Series: WEDC Guide 23
Collection(s): WEDC Bookshop

Price: £2.50
ISBN: 9781843801733


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This guide examines some of the factors that need to be taken into account when planning and designing a latrine pit (or twin pits), including the location of a latrine, its shape, volume, liquid capacity and life.

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