India is turning its back on the handpump and is going full bore for piped water supplies.
"Ne laisser personne de côté". Que signifient réellement ces mots et quelles en sont les implications pour nous, les professionnels de l'eau en milieu rural, ainsi que pour le financement des programmes et des projets que nous mettons en œuvre ?
‘Leaving No One Behind’ - what do these words actually mean, and what are the implications for us rural water practitioners, as well as those funding the programmes and projects that we implement?
The new JMP report is out with WASH data up to 2017! This is an initial look at some key points relating to rural water supply
This is a guest blog by Ramon Brentführer, which was originally published in GeoDrilling International. You can read the original article here. Coastal zones have always formed focal points for human settlement and economic activity. Globally, some 37% of the world’s population lives within 100 km of the coast and two-thirds of the world’s cities are … Continue reading Seawater intrusion – a challenge for the 21st century
This is a guest RWSN blog by Justine Haag and Marian Ryan of the Water Integrity Network. Integrity risks can be high in professional borehole drilling projects, particularly the risk of corruption, but too often such risks are brushed over or not even acknowledged. Some of these risks have been discussed in previous blog posts. This … Continue reading Integrity risks in professional borehole drilling: preventing corruption paves the way to sustainable infrastructure
Adrian Healy reports on the findings of research undertaken in Lagos on the proliferation of domestic boreholes. This article was originally published in GeoDrilling International, and can be read here. The conventional model of urban development focuses on centralised water service provision, where the state ensures a supply of water through storage and treatment plants … Continue reading The rise of the off-grid city?