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Comparative performance of rural water supplies during drought
In Ethiopia, prioritising access to groundwater,...
Monitoring as an entry point for improving water supply maintenance services in Afar, Ethiopia
Rethinking rural water supply maintenance in Ethiopia: from fix-on-failure to comprehensive...
Global water policy and local payment choices in rural Africa
Higher payments for rural water services in Kwale...
WASH systems strengthening in the Central African Republic
The NGO Water for Good believes it is possible to...
A local systems analysis for rural water services delivery in South Ari and Mile, Ethiopia
This report summarises the strengths of the...
Sustaining rural water : a comparative study of maintenance models for community-managed schemes
Emerging trends and practical recommendations for...
WASH Systems strengthening in Rwanda - podcast
Keeping community managed handpump systems going
This paper proposes a framework of elements that...
Parts of the system : supply chains and operation and maintenance (O&M) in Amhara, Ethiopia
This paper summarises results of a study about...
Enhancing community participation in operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities : presentation for the First Northern Uganda Regio...
Enhancing community participation in operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities : presentation for the First Northern Uganda Region - presentation
Report on duty-travel to the Rahad Irrigation Scheme, Sudan September 27 - October 14, 1980
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Managing a small-scale piped water supply system as a business : part one: trainers notes
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Sanitation in Kibera : a case study outline and some future directions
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Constraints and key approaches in water supply and sanitation for low income urban neighbourhoods
Case studies on community self-improvement
This paper reviews eighteen case studies of community/household self-improvement related to water supply, sanitation and environment.
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Key aspects of water and sanitation in emergencies
Report of first backstopping mission to the Netherlands-supported water supply and sanitation programmes in Namibia
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Operation and maintenance of sanitation systems in urban low-income areas in India and Thailand : report on a joint research programme, 1989-1993
This study reviews the performance, use and operation and maintenance requirements of sanitation systems in low-income areas in India and Thailand...
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Operation, maintenance and use of rural water supplies in the Indo-Dutch Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme : discussion paper
This paper is the third discussion paper on longer-term Indo-Dutch cooperation in the field of rural water supply and sanitation. It presents an...
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A manual on operation and maintenance for community water supply systems
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Water and sanitation 89 - a synthesis : cross-analysis of five evaluations concerning drinking water supply and sanitation projects
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On-site sanitation : building on local practice
This manual has been written to provide an insight into the cultural and social aspects which influence sanitation development. It also gives an...
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Comparative review of project experiences in Indonesia, Malawi, Sri Lanka and Zambia
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The environment of simple water supplies : a selected and annotated bibliography in support of Public Standpost Water Supplies
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Financing and cost recovery
This TOP provides an overview on financing and cost recovery for the water supply and sanitation services sector in rural and low-income urban areas...
The community-managed sanitation programme in Kerala : learning from experience
This publication relates the experiences in the sanitation programme of the Socio-Economic Units (SEUs), which began in 1989 as a component of the...
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Water privatisation revisited : panacea or pancake?
The authors argue that privatisation is unlikely to be the best way to convert a malfunctioning municipal water and sewerage utility into an...
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Institutional development in the Indo-Dutch rural water supply and sanitation programme : a discussion paper
Women, water and sanitation : a summary document 1993
This booklet has been written for planners and managers of water supply and sanitation projects and programmes as well as for national institutions,...
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