About this Project
For the World Bank and China Ministry of Construction, a comprehensive technical guide was published for wastewater management in rural villages in China. The guide is a technical book prepared for local and provincial policy makers, planners, and engineers to plan and implement sanitation projects throughout rural china. The project was completed for the World Bank, the Chinese Ministry of Construction, Environmental Protection Branch, and the Municipality of Ningbo in the province of Zhejiang in eastern China. The guide covers sanitation strategies; institutional, policy and regulatory frameworks for rural sanitation development; community participation and education strategies; technical analysis and design; financing, subsidies and cost recovery; procurement and implementation; system administration, operation, maintenance and monitoring; and regulatory oversight. The project also includes cases studies of successful rural wastewater management projects.