"Always eccentric, often controversial; always authentic, often misunderstood; Paul was never boring. He enjoyed challenging the status quo and stirring things up."
Mansoor Ali, an active early member of the Hanpump Technology Network (HTN), recently passed on.
(photo: (C) Skat Consulting Ltd.) Dear Colleagues, It has recently been suggested that an up-to-date review of the issues around handpumps in drinking water services be undertaken. This would be in the form of a book, which supersedes the documents published in the 1980s including Arlosoroff’s “Community water supply: the handpump option” and IRC’s Technical … Continue reading Opportunity to publish: handpumps in drinking water services
The Rural Water Supply International Directory that is available to download from today aims to track the organizations and businesses fostering this change.
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
We delighted to announce the next RWSN webinar series, which will take place each Tuesday from 9 October onwards. Please register at – https://goo.gl/wZhTsH Follow the link below to sign up for any or all of the weekly RWSN webinars below [9 Oct] Taking stock of solar pumping for domestic water supply – O&M in … Continue reading :: REGISTER NOW :: RWSN Webinar Series Oct/Nov
Reflections from 3 past leaders of HTN/RWSN on the loss of great friend.
UN-Water has released a new report on Water and Sanitation ahead of the High-level Political Forum for Sustanainable Development (HLPF) which presents, for each target, the latest data available for the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 global indicators. The report seeks to inform discussions among Member States during the HLPF (9 July -18 July 2018) … Continue reading UN-Water report: SDG6 on Water and Sanitation will not be achieved by 2030 at current rates of progress
The 2015-2017 RWSN strategy came to an end last year, and the RWSN Theme Leads and Secretariat have been busy consulting members and partners to develop a new strategy for the period 2018-2023. We have received valuable ideas for the network through consultations with working groups, the 2017 RWSN member survey and evaluation of the … Continue reading #WorldWaterDay #WWF8 : Publication of the new RWSN Strategy 2018-2023
It is with great sadness that we have heard of the passing of the Honorable Maria Mutagamba, former Minister for Water & Environment, Uganda.