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

Handpump standardisation in sub-Saharan Africa: Seeking a champion

by Jess MacArthur, IDE Bangladesh As a millennial, I have to admit: I really enjoy technology and innovation. I love to read innovation blogs and to dissect innovation theory. So just over two years ago as I began researching how innovation intersects development in the world of handpumps, I felt a bit stumped. An estimated … Continue reading Handpump standardisation in sub-Saharan Africa: Seeking a champion

Out today: Addressing arsenic and fluoride in drinking water – Geogenic Contamination Handbook

by Dr Annette Johnson and Anja Bretzler, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) - http://www.wrq.eawag.ch Researchers at Eawag have been involved in finding technological solutions for arsenic-contaminated drinking water over the last decades. When we also started looking at fluoride contamination in drinking water we soon came to realise how enormous the … Continue reading Out today: Addressing arsenic and fluoride in drinking water – Geogenic Contamination Handbook

Rural Water Supply – new publications and resources (December 2014)

For each RWSN newsletter we compile new resources and publications emerging from governments, academic research, NGOs and networks. If we have missed anything or would like to keep us informed in future then please contact sean.furey (at) skat.ch To read the latest compilation click below to read the full article. Governments Guide d’élaboration du PGSSE … Continue reading Rural Water Supply – new publications and resources (December 2014)