Aaron Janzen, Alberta Environment and Parks, Canada.
Gopal Achari, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Samantha Irwin, Former Graduate Student, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Mohammed Dore Department of Economics, Brock University, Ontario, Canada.
International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Journal Year: 2022, Volume and Issue: Vol.14(1), P. 12 - 27

Published: March 31, 2022

Many rural households do not have access to treated drinking water. However, some households may be in regions where a water treatment plant has excess capacity to supply some additional households. In such circumstances, small diameter low-pressure supply systems can be connected to major transmission lines to give these households access to water. These typically occur in locations that do not belong to recognized municipal or other local government. Such supply systems, commonly referred to as “trickle fill,” have been implemented in South America, Africa and Canada. This paper explains the concept of trickle fill supply systems. A user-friendly decision-making …

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