After burning the contents of a burn-out latrine, a dry, odorless ash remains. What
should be done now?
a. Add fuel to the drum and burn the contents again.
b. Mix the ash with water and pour the mixture through a grease trap.
Bury the ash.
d. Pour the ash into a lake, river, or swift running stream.
Which one of the following statements is true concerning the construction of a
a. The pit is marked off and the mound is built around it.
b. The bottom of the pit should be even with the water level of the area.
c. The ground where the mound is to be built should be broken up before the
mound is built.
d. The slope of the mound should be as steep as possible.
You are digging deep pit latrines to be used with a standard two-seat latrine box.
What should be the length and width of the pit at the top?
a. One foot wide and two feet long.
b. Two feet wide and 3-1/2 feet long.
Two feet wide and eight feet long.
d. Two and one-half feet wide and eight feet long.
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