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Descriptor English: Dry-Pit
Descriptor Spanish: Fosas Secas
Descriptor Portuguese: Fossas Secas
Descriptor French: Fosse Sèche
Tree number(s): SP4.031.100.200.307.700
Scope note: Direct excavation in the soil, with the bottom in natural terrain, destined to receive only the excreta, that is to say, it does not have water transportation. It is composed of a house, with base and floor, over the dry-pit. (Free translation from the original: Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental - ABES, 1981; Brasil. FUNASA, 2018)
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57884
Unique ID: DDCS057884
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Dry-Pit - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062156
Scope note Direct excavation in the soil, with the bottom in natural terrain, destined to receive only the excreta, that is to say, it does not have water transportation. It is composed of a house, with base and floor, over the dry-pit. (Free translation from the original: Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental - ABES, 1981; Brasil. FUNASA, 2018)
Preferred term Dry-Pit



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