Customizing a Decentralized Sanitation Solution for Viet Nam's Peri-urban Areas

Publication | January 2010

Design considerations for sanitation approaches in peri-urban areas cover a wide ground, from topography to climate to behaviors and more. Decentralized sanitation approaches reduce the need for complex design engineering and keep investment costs to a minimum, thus enabling communities to participate in their management and operations. People will invest in sanitation services when they understand the benefits they will gain.