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Maintenance approaches to improve the sustainability of rural water supplies

Numerous studies have sought to understand the factors that most influence the sustainability of rural water supply services. This understanding has led to the development of maintenance approaches, both reactive and preventive, that seek to improve functionality rates and maintain reliable continuity of rural community water services. This document reviews literature about the factors influencing the sustainability of rural water services, and the emerging maintenance approaches seeking to address these factors and improve service reliability.

TitleMaintenance approaches to improve the sustainability of rural water supplies
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsChintalapati, P.
Secondary TitleSustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership. Research brief
Pagination7 p.
Date Published01/2010
PublisherUSAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership
Place PublishedWashington, DC, USA
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Numerous studies have sought to understand the factors that most influence the sustainability of rural water supply services. This understanding has led to the development of maintenance approaches, both reactive and preventive, that seek to improve functionality rates and maintain reliable continuity of rural community water services. This document reviews literature about the factors influencing the sustainability of rural water services, and the emerging maintenance approaches seeking to address these factors and improve service reliability.

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URLhttps://www.globalwaters.org/resources/assets/sws/maintenance-approaches-improve-sustainability-rural-water-supplies
Citation Key87420

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