Charles Kerr

Charles Kerr one of the contributors, was a civil engineer and a specialist in water supply. He graduated from the University of Cape Town in civil engineering. He spent most of his career working abroad. Since retiring from full-time consultancy work he became well-known as an expert in low-cost water supply. For the last 15 years of his life he was the technical editor of Waterlines, the journal for low-cost water supply and sanitation. Charles Kerr died in 2001 while this dictionary was in...See more