Inaugural issue of the Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development online

The International Water Association (IWA) has made the first issue of its  new peer-reviewed Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development, available online, with free access to the full text PDFs of  all articles.

Access to following issues will be by subscription or pay-per-view only, although authors have an option to pay to make their articles open access.

The first issue includes articles about the sanitation ladder, constructed wetlands, WASH approaches in Zimbabwe, wastewater treatment in Brazil, SODIS and water quality field tests.

Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development
Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011


Jamie Bartram, Barbara Evans, Michael Hantke-Domas, Guy Howard, Guy Hutton and Marcos von Sperling………. 1–2
Abstract | Full Text PDF

The sanitation ladder – a need for a revamp?
E. Kvarnström, J. McConville, P. Bracken, M. Johansson and M. Fogde………. 3–12
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.014

Vertical-flow constructed wetlands as an emerging solution for faecal sludge dewatering in developing countries
I. M. Kengne, E. Soh Kengne, Amougou Akoa, N. Bemmo, P.-H. Dodane and D. Koné………. 13–19
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.001

The effectiveness and sustainability of two demand-driven sanitation and hygiene approaches in Zimbabwe
L. Whaley and J. Webster………. 20–36
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.015

Performance evaluation of different wastewater treatment technologies operating in a developing country
Sílvia C. Oliveira and Marcos von Sperling………. 37–56
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.022

Impact of a natural coagulant pretreatment for colour removal on solar water disinfection (SODIS)
Sarah A. Wilson and Susan A. Andrews………. 57–67
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.027

Comparison and verification of four field-based microbiological tests: H2S test, Easygel®, Colilert®, Petrifilm™
Patty Chuang, Stephanie Trottier and Susan Murcott………. 68–85
Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.2166/washdev.2011.026

2 responses to “Inaugural issue of the Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development online

  1. it is a welcome start, a journal on wash has been a need for times.
    suggest plan and distribute a print version. so the knowldge penetrates and is available available with the grass root users

    m jahangir
    better tomorrow
    298 F-10/2

  2. being a optimistic pessimist you would hope this information could be available without a charge….. not going to happen

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