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A methodology for assessment of the physical sub-system of hand pumped boreholes: initial insights

Perceived poor performance of hand pumped boreholes has been a persistent problem in Africa. The UPGro Hidden Crisis project has brought together an interdisciplinary team of researchers to examine boreholes equipped with hand pumps in Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda.

TitleA methodology for assessment of the physical sub-system of hand pumped boreholes: initial insights
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsMacAllister, D.J., Kebede, S., Dessie, N., Yehualaeshet, T., Zemenu, G., Fallas, H., Macdonald, A.M.
Secondary TitleAll systems go! WASH Systems Symposium, The Hague, the Netherlands, 12-14 March 2019
Pagination14 p.: 12 fig.: 1 tab.
Date Published03/2019
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsboreholes, Functionality, groundwater, hand pumps, rural water supply
Abstract

Perceived poor performance of hand pumped boreholes has been a persistent problem in Africa. The UPGro Hidden Crisis project has brought together an interdisciplinary team of researchers to examine boreholes equipped with hand pumps in Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda.

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