WEDC Vacancy: Research Associate in Sanitation and Water

Fixed-term for 18 months A good opportunity to undertake innovative research on sanitation and water in developing countries at the internationally renown WEDC (Water Engineering and Development Centre). The role will include: supporting and managing assessments and research on the sustainability aspects of the DFID funded South Asia rural WASH results project. Other work will … Continue reading WEDC Vacancy: Research Associate in Sanitation and Water

#WEDC 2016: Rural water papers

The 2016 WEDC Conference was held in Ghana early this year, bringing together leading practitioners and researchers from across Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH). As always, all the papers are made available online, but if you are looking for those that are relevant to rural water supply, we have produced this collation to help you … Continue reading #WEDC 2016: Rural water papers

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

Groundwater Management into River Basin Organizations

A one-day training course in Dar es Salam, Tanzania Wednesday 20th, 2016.  Background: Transboundary water management is of great importance to Africa as it has been emphasized in the African Water Vision 2025. Almost all Sub-Saharan African countries share at least one international river basin. In Africa there are about sixty transboundary lake and river … Continue reading Groundwater Management into River Basin Organizations

WaterWired: Our Ten Cents: ‘Groundwater and the 8th World Water Forum’

By Prof. Michael E. 'Aquadoc' Campana.  Re-blogged from: http://aquadoc.typepad.com/waterwired/2016/06/our-ten-cents-groundwater-and-the-8th-world-water-forum.html  It's been my limited experience that trying to get groundwater on the agenda of the World Water Fora is like the proverbial pulling of teeth from a distraught grizzly bear. In an ideal world, one should not have to do this because groundwater should be included in the … Continue reading WaterWired: Our Ten Cents: ‘Groundwater and the 8th World Water Forum’

Kampala WASH Symposium — Improve International

By Susan Davis, Executive Director, Improve International Last month, I went to one day of the Kampala WASH Symposium. The theme was “From Projects to Services: WASH Sustainability through Whole System Approaches.” I wish I could have attended more, especially the open houses and field trips, but had had other commitments. This was the sixth […] … Continue reading Kampala WASH Symposium — Improve International

Nigeria: Turkish international college constructs 90 hand pumps, boreholes in local communities — WaterSan Perspective

Mohammad Ibrahim June 04, 2016 The Nigerian Turkish International College NTIC has constructed over 90 hand pumps and electric motorized boreholes in many villages, hamlets and schools within Kaduna state in Nigeria the last four years of its existence. Davud Sagir, the director for the college in Kaduna says that the benefiting communities include Kauya […] … Continue reading Nigeria: Turkish international college constructs 90 hand pumps, boreholes in local communities — WaterSan Perspective