How many countries have you worked in where an up-to-date national information system for rural water services is used for decision-making?
Preliminary analysis of census and national survey data from the 2019 Joint Monitoring Programme, by Dr Kerstin Danert An important issue for those of us that think a lot about groundwater is the extent that various countries rely on it for their drinking water. The data presented in the table below has been prepared from … Continue reading Just how much do countries rely on groundwater point sources for their drinking water?
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