Technical brief now available – Project approach for defining and assessing rural water supply functionality and levels of performance

The Hidden Crisis project team have now published a Technical Brief on the methods developed and used by the project to assess rural water supply functionality and levels of performance – now available from here. This technical brief is aimed…

Can a rural handpump tell you it’s not well?

Heloise Greeff, Doctoral Researcher, Water Programme, Computational Health Informatics Lab and Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford Predictive health monitoring is widely used in engineering applications to detect damage to infrastructure as early as possible. Forecasting…

Stop the Rot – helps us stop the scandal of pump corrosion

This week RWSN/UPGro hosted a webinar on: Overcoming the Rural Water Supply Scandal of Handpump Corrosion (RWSN) - Recording (English) Dépasser le scandale de la corrosion des pompes manuelles dans l'approvisionnement rural en eau (RWSN) - Recording (French) The key…

Overcoming the Rural Water Supply Scandal of Handpump Corrosion

Handpump corrosion has been known about for over 30 years, the fact that it is a common problem in over 25 countries is a scandal and reflects badly on donors, implementers and governments. In this webinar, Bony Etti and Jacinta…

New report: From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services – Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya

From the Catalyst Project team for Risks and Institutional Responses for Poverty Reduction in Rural Africa has come a new report: From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services - Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya "Institutional transformations are required if Africa…