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Ferrocement water tanks and their construction

by S. B. Watt

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Intermediate Technology Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concrete tanks -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 116-118.

    Statement[by] S. B. Watt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA360 .W37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4477844M
    ISBN 100903031515
    LC Control Number79305626

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One ferrocement water tank will last through replacement of several steel or plastic tanks even in areas with minimally corrosive water. The first tank built of ferro-cement in Eastern Africa was constructed at Kibwezi in Although the early white settlers had built water tanks to harvest rainwater from their roofs, the technique was only replicated by installing corrugated galvanized iron sheet water tanks at a few schools in the s.

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