Why is this tool needed? Community-based organisations have shown to be able to operate and maintain their water supplies on a day-to-day level. But they often need support in addressing challenges that are beyond their capacity, such as major replacements. In India - as elsewhere - a range of...
Ultimate success in water service delivery is defined by the service level received by households. There can be excellent infrastructure and impeccable administration, but if households don't receive enough water of good enough quality without spending an excessive amount of time collecting it,...
In 2013, IRC/ Triple-S Uganda conducted an assessment of the performance of the Service Delivery Model for point water sources. Findings show that there was generally a low service levels but ironically, users were satisfied. This working paper attempts to explain the reasons for that paradox.
IRC updated its ladder to measure effectiveness of hygiene interventions, which is breaking down hygiene practices according to categories, and that can be used to compare the "before" and "after" behaviour of a beneficiary, for a given intervention.
This second post - in a series of articles on water resources management by Charles Batchelor and John Butterworth - looks at water services from a water resource management (WRM) perspective. In the first article we discussed IWRM and the 'i' for integration in water resources management.
IRC a mis à jour son échelle de mesure d'efficacité des interventions d'hygiène, qui décompose les pratiques d'hygiène en catégories permettant de situer les comportements d'un bénéficiaire entre un "avant" et un "après" une intervention.
55%-85% of households in Uganda access water services that do not meet the minimum required standards but water users are generally satisfied with the service they receive. A study on the performance of Water Source Committees as service providers for rural water supply in Uganda reveals.