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Smartnet acts as a repository of key reference material like reports, guidelines, model documents, case studies and research on topics relevant to the urban sector. The Smartnet Library has been catalogued based on sectors, sub-sectors and types of documents.
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  • TTP Surat
    Presentation On Tertiary Sewage Treatment Plant. Drainage Department, Surat Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    This presenatation briefs about the sewage scenario in Surat,  futher explaining the need, process, capacity, productivity and utility of the existing sewage plants in the city with special mention of Bamroli TertiaryTreatment Plant.

  • Pune Smart City brochure
    Reimagining Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    This brochure is  gives a overview of the initiatives that are planned to be undertaken in Pune under the Smart Cities Mission.

  • Waste Management
    Mani, Dr. Shyamala. Solid Waste Management: Issues, Challenges, Strategies and Opportunities., 2017.

    The presentation highlights issues and challenges and strategies and opportunities necessary to effectively manage solid waste in India.

  • AP Governments Study Report on CAMUS-SBT
    Report of the AP PHED Team on Study Visit to Mumbai from 15-16th May 2016 on Soil-Bio-Technology (SBT) based Sewage Treatment Plants. Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, 2017.

    In Urban Local Bodies, major quantity of waste water is being discharged directly in to rivers, tanks and creeks. It leads to environmental pollution and indirectly affects the health of citizens and of aquatic life. In major cities also, treatment and disposal of waste water is a big problem...

  • Re-Cycling of Gray Water
    Re-cycling Of Gray Water 2
    Kagathara, Ex. Spl. City. Double Plumbing System & Recycling of Gray Water in Homes: An Approach to lower down consumption of water supply in Urban Areas., 2017.

    This is a presentation on Gray Water Recycling shared by Rajkot Municipal Corporation. Gray water Recycling is a biggest source to save “Drinking Water”. Dual Plumbing System and recycling of treated gray water in new coming/constructing new Buildings can save fresh water going in to waste for...

  • UNESCO waste water report 2017
    2017 UN World Water Development Report, Wastewater: The Untapped Resource. Paris, France: UNESCO, 2017.

    Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuously increasing worldwide. Over 80% of the world’s wastewater – and over 95% in some...

  • Wastewater: The Untapped Resource
    The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, Wastewater: The Untapped Resource In United Nations World Water Assessment Programme. Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2017.

    The 2017 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report, entitled “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource”, demonstrates how improved wastewater management generates social, environmental and economic benefits essential for sustainable development. In particular, the...

  • Municipal Wastewater Management
    Circular Economy Pathways for Municipal Wastewater Management in India: A Practitioner’s Guide. Washington, D.C.: 2030 Water Resources Group, 2016.

    With rising spatial and temporal scarcity of water, municipalities are confronted with the challenge of identifying innovative yet cost-effective solutions to meet rising demands of urban, industrial, and agricultural communities. Structured as a practitioner’s guide and supported by the 2030...

  • waster water _PWC
    Closing the water loop: Reuse of treated waste water in urban India In Knowledge Paper., 2016.

    Water stress has become a perennial concern in most Indian cities. India is expected to add approximately 404 million new urban dwellers between 2015 and 2050. This rapid urban growth will be linked with higher industrial output and greater energy demand, thus adding to the urban water stress....

  • Waste Water Treatmemt
    Closing the Water Loop: Reuse of Treated Wastewater in Urban India. Gurugram: PwC India, 2016.

    India’s urban population is growing at a fast pace and is expected to be approximately 50% of the total population by the next decade. While it can be argued that this can provide economic benefits, it also puts utilities under pressure to supply potable quality drinking water to the population...

  • SOP_swachh club
    Swachh Clubs, Standard Operating Procedures., 2016.

    Standard Operating Procedures for “Swachh Clubs”  lays out the infrastructure norms, assessment & inspection procedures and checklists, and sanitation and waste management best practices to be followed by clubs

  • Financing Mechanisms for Wastewater and Sanitation
    Financing Mechanisms for Wastewater and Sanitation., 2016.

    This report compiles the financing mechanisms utilized in the implementation of wastewater and sanitation projects in various countries. It aims to examine how these projects were financed and thus, provide insights into possible financing approaches that can be replicated, not only in the...

  • Future models_Sanitation
    Hague, Jonathan. Building Future Sanitation Models. The Toilet Board Coalition (TCB), 2016.

    This report focuses on understanding how new technologies and future sanitation models may be harnessed to accelerate the goal of increasing access to affordable, hygienic, economically and environmentally sustainable sanitation.

  • Urban Sanitation
    Urban Sanitation In Compendium of Global Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    In an effort to fill the critical knowledge gaps for efficient service delivery in Indian cities, a number of good practices from across the globe have been compiled to address specific issues in the areas of water supply, sanitation, solid waste management, urban mobility, and the incorporation...

  • Urban WASH Strategy
    M., Dash, C Ganapathy, Srivastava P., and Verghese G.. Urban WASH Strategy. New Delhi: WaterAid, India, 2015.

    This document is WaterAid India's country strategy on urban water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). It is structured into three parts that illustrate a sector analysis, thematic focus and objectives, and, a strategic roadmap to achieve these objectives. This urban strategy document is an...

  • Addressing Water Scarcity
    Freedman, Jon, and Colin Enssle. Addressing Water Scarcity Through Recycling and Reuse: A Menu for Policymakers. GE Ecoimagination, 2015.

    This policy review, a white paper from Council Lead Partner GE, provides a valuable starting point for governments to evaluate the appropriate mix of policies that will best fit their needs as they work to expand their water recycling and reuse programs. It offers policy options as well as...

  • Greywater
    Technical Guide for Greywater Recycling System. PUB Singapore, 2014.

    This is technical guide for design, installation, testing operation and maintenance of greywater recycling systems for collection and treatement of greywater and supply of the treated greywater for the below non-potable water use in buildings:

    1. flushing of water closets and urinals...

  • Dewats in urban
    Dewats Brochure
    DEWATS for a high density urban gated community. Consortium for DEWATS™ Dissemination (CDD) Society, 2013.

    The relatively large area or footprint required to implement Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) is a severe constraint on its adoption in urban contexts. The several benefits of DEWATS™ – low energy use, low maintenance, robustness, and easy operation – were outweighed by the...

  • Urine diversion dry toilets in multi-storey buildings
    McConville, Jennifer, and Arno Rosemarin. Urine diversion dry toilets and greywater system, Erdos City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSan), 2012.

    The EETP initiated by the Dongsheng District Government and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) has adopted the approach of sustainable sanitation in multi-storey buildings in an urban large-scale implementation for 3,000 residents. Urine diversion dry toilets (with bins in the basement),...

  • Decentralised wastewater management
    Guidelines for Decentralised Wastewater Management. Chennai: Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), 2012.

    The Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, had funded the setting up of a Centre of Excellence in the area of Decentralized Wastewater Management, in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras in the year 2009 (No. N-11025/30/2008/UCD). The scope of the project included: (i)...

  • Global Practice on Waste Water Treatment
    Global Good Practices in Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Disposal/Reuse with Special Reference to Common Effluent Treatment Plant. New Delhi: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), 2011.

    Pollution by inappropriate management of industrial wastewater is one of the major environmental problems in India as well, especially with burgeoning small scale industrial sector in the country. To address the pollution coming out from industries, adoption of cleaner production technologies...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa sanitation case studies
    Compilation of 27 case studies on sustainable sanitation projects from Sub-Sahara Africa. Eschborn, Germany: Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, 2011.

    The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) publishes case studies of sustainable sanitation projects from around the world to demonstrate the wide range of available technologies for sustainable sanitation systems. This case study book only comprises those project examples which are from sub-...

  • wetlands for wastewater
    Gjinali, Dr. Enkelejda, Dr. Joachim Niklas, and Hendrik Smi. Wastewater treatment using constructed wetlands Tirana, Albania. Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), 2011.

    The pilot plant, one of the first established in Albania, consists of a "Dortmund tank" (a settling tank with vertical flow) combined with another settling tank for pre-treatment, two vertical filter beds that are fed alternately by pump and one horizontal filter bed. Effluent is collected for...

  • waste water treatment in Pakistan
    Ayesha, Javed. Wastewater treatment in flood affected areas using constructed wetlands, Nowshera, Pakistan (draft). Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), 2011.

    The devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan affected large populations, depriving them of the basic human needs; and led to extremely poor sanitation and hygiene conditions. To solve these problems, Plan International, Pakistan with the financial backing of UNICEF launched a program, “Scaling up...

  • Strategy for waste water Management
    Strategy for Urban Waste Water Management. Thiruvananthapuram : Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2011.

    The present document explains the Strategy and Framework for Urban Waste Water Management with special focus to the Grey Water Recycle and Reuse. It explains the different types of waste water, its characteristics, strategy to be adopted for waste water management especially with the concept of...

  • Course material for waste water
    Course Material on Waste Water Management. Thiruvananthapuram : Centre for Environment and Development, 2011.

    The Course material on WWM is mainly to provide capacity building and training to decision makers, planners and senior level officers and other functionaries of ULBs to implement waste water management with focus on waste water recycle and reuse in households, institutions and public  places

  • Eco home_Nepal
    Shrestha, Roshan Raj. "Eco Home for sustainable water management: A case study in Kathmandu, Nepal." In International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation: “Food and Water Security for Latin America” . Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, 2007.

    Shortage of drinking water and pollution of water bodies are the growing problem in urban centers of Nepal. Kathmandu, the capital of the nation, is severely affected by these problems where water is supplied only half of the actual demand and the major rivers are turning into open drains....