Selecting sanitation solutions for Peri-urban areas: A case study of Can Tho, Vietnam

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dc.contributor.author Carrard, Naomi en_US
dc.contributor.author Willetts, Juliet en_US
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Cynthia en_US
dc.contributor.author Paddon, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Retamal, Monique en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:33:54Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:33:54Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2009008695 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Carrard Naomi et al. 2011, 'Selecting sanitation solutions for Peri-urban areas: A case study of Can Tho, Vietnam', IWA Publishing, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1-19. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1751-231X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18323
dc.description.abstract In peri-urban areas where infrastructure investments have not yet been made, there is a need to determine the most context-appropriate, fit for purpose and sustainable sanitation solutions. Decision makers must identify the optimal system scale (on the spectrum from centralized to community to cluster scale) and assess the long-term costs and socio-economic/environmental impacts associated with different options. Addressing both cost-effectiveness and sustainability are essential to ensure that institutions and communities are able to continue to bear the costs and management burden of infrastructure operation, maintenance and asset replacement. This paper describes an approach to sanitation planning currently being undertaken as a research study in Can Tho City in southern Vietnam, by the Institute for Sustainable Futures and Can Tho University in collaboration with Can Tho Water Supply and Sewerage Company. The aim of the study is to facilitate selection of the most context-appropriate, fit for purpose, cost effective and sustainable sanitation infrastructure solution. As such, the study compares a range of sanitation alternatives including centralized, decentralized (at household or cluster scale) and resource recovery options. This paper provides an overview of the study and considers aspects of the Can Tho and Vietnamese regulatory, development and institutional context that present drivers and challenges for comparison of options and selection of fit for purpose sanitation systems en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher IWA Publishing en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wpt.2010.109 en_US
dc.title Selecting sanitation solutions for Peri-urban areas: A case study of Can Tho, Vietnam en_US
dc.parent Water Practice & Technology en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 19 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090700 en_US
dc.personcode 100238 en_US
dc.personcode 020106 en_US
dc.personcode 010821 en_US
dc.personcode 030055 en_US
dc.personcode 102958 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Peri-urban; Sanitation options; Cost-effectiveness; Vietnam en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 102958 en_US


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