en McLeod, who died of cancer in Cairns, Australia, on January 23rd at the age of 88, was recruited by Unicef to support India’s village water supply programme from 1974-1978, and played a pivotal role in the development of the India MK II hand pump.
The Rural Water Supply International Directory that is available to download from today aims to track the organizations and businesses fostering this change.
India is turning its back on the handpump and is going full bore for piped water supplies.
Author: Sara Ahrari, Programme Manager at Simavi. March marks two significant internationally celebrated days for those of us working in the sector. On 8th March we celebrate International Women’s Day #IWD and on 21st March we cherish the World Water Day #WWD. So, it would be good to reflect once again on how exactly WASH … Continue reading An Empowering Drop in the Bucket – A women’s journey on International Women’s Day
The RWSN Blog provided us again with some exciting posts in 2018. From sustainable water resources and community management, to solar-powered water pumping, to (manual) borehole drilling, and to rural water services - the range of topics offers diverse and insightful perspectives on rural water supply issues. Here are some of the most popular blogs in 2018: Sustainable water resources management in Sri Lanka: present … Continue reading The Top 10 RWSN Blog Posts in 2018
by Dr. Rob Hope, University of Oxford, Prof. Mashfiqus Salehin, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and Dara Johnston, UNICEF Bangladesh , re-posted from REACH A large concrete pipe belches untreated sewage into the Buriganga River in Dhaka, whilst men wade through the water to shift aggregate to construct more buildings for more people. The riverbanks … Continue reading Safe Water for All: REACHing everyone in Bangladesh
3rd Annual Research Symposium The National Water Supply & Drainage Board Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply 20th March, 2017 At The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo, Sri Lanka CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Web: http://www.waterboard.lk Email: email@example.com Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30th November 2016 Send Abstracts to: firstname.lastname@example.org Local and international authors are … Continue reading Call for Abstracts – Sri Lanka Water Conference