Spring catchments and gravity networks

Spring catchments and gravity networks

Technics and methodologies for spring tapping as well as for implementation of gravity fed networks: from design, preliminary studies, construction of all elements (spring box, storage tanks, break-pressure tank, fountains…) to their management and maintenance.

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Les représentants de la ville de Saint-Omer, qui co-finance au travers de ses Fonds Eau avec l'Agence de l'Eau Artois-Picardie les projets en Ethiopie dans les woredas de Kacha Bira et Daramalo, a...
18/04/2018
Protocol and tools to design and install a suspension bridge that can cross gulleys and ravines for the supply of water. Document written by Pierre Perrault and Léa Romary, WASH project managers for...
Tools
31/01/2018
This note is part of a serie on water supply  3.2.5 Water Supply : Bernoulli’s Theorem and the Hazen-Williams Equation: rapid determination of diameter using the Hazen-Williams Equation. This note is...
Document
31/01/2018
This note is part of a serie of several notes on springs. 3.1.1 Spring catchment, example of construction by aquifer drawdown. Every spring is unique and the construction of a spring catchment needs...
Document
31/01/2018
This document describes concrete solutions to: distribute water simply and properly (without valves!) between the differents branches of gravity networks – through distribution boxes; and, in the...
Note
06/09/2017
This short note is a description of two tools that have been designed to help in the construction of tap fountains (according to the design used by Inter Aide in its programmes of gravity fed systems...
Tools
06/09/2017
www.interaide.org/pratiques/sites/default/files/Concrete%20Disorder/index.html The above link is an interactive interface which firstly sheds light on what the reasons for deterioration of concrete...
07/04/2016
Spring tapping by drainage, (Pratique Note E&A-1.3.4.) Christophe Humbert, Inter Aide Ethiopia, march 03 Pratique note translated in English by Traducteurs sans frontières - refered by the PS-Eau...
30/09/2014
This practical guideline aims at helping persons in charge of organising and conducting (or facilitating) diagnoses of gravity systems. It presents a definition of what is meant by diagnosis, and...
Tools
24/09/2014
Gravity flow network management, the example of Gocho-Zebo (Kindo Didaye) - Akalu Kassa & François Bourgois, Inter Aide 2011 On the different Watsan projects’ Inter Aide implements in different...
02/02/2012