Providing water, sanitation and hygiene services that last forever for everyone, is all about systems.

by Dr Patrick Moriarty, IRC http://www.ircwash.org/blog/it-all-about-systems Systems such as monitoring systems to see whether services are delivered; financing frameworks that define who pays for what and how; and procurement mechanisms for infrastructure development.  Developing those systems – the people, skills, resources – is therefore critical – it will allow us to meet the Sustainable Development … Continue reading Providing water, sanitation and hygiene services that last forever for everyone, is all about systems.

Nigeria: Kakura Residents Laments Lack of Potable Drinking Water

by Mohammad Ibrahim August 16, 2016 - from https://waterjournalistsafrica.com/2016/08/16/nigeria-kakura-residents-laments-lack-of-portable-drinking-water/  Residents of Kakura community in Chikun Local government Area of Kaduna State northwest are lamenting lack of portable water within their village despite their closeness to the city. The people drink from a pond covered with dirts particularly during dried season. A visit by water Journalists Africa … Continue reading Nigeria: Kakura Residents Laments Lack of Potable Drinking Water

3 ways countries can improve water supplies in small towns

by Fadel Ndaw, World Bank Global Water Practice - reblogged from http://blogs.worldbank.org/water/3-ways-countries-can-improve-water-supplies-small-towns A public faucet that serves 1,000 families in el Alto, Bolivia. Photo credit: Stephan Bachenheimer / World Bank Small towns* typically have not been well served by national or regional water utilities. Decentralization has become increasingly widely adopted, but even if local governments at … Continue reading 3 ways countries can improve water supplies in small towns