Rural Water Supply and sustainable rural groundwater development – recent academic papers

Low-cost water-lifting from groundwater sources: a comparison of the EMAS Pump with the Rope Pump  Michael F. MacCarthy, Jacob D. Carpenter, James R. Mihelcic Beyond broken pumps and promises: Rethinking intent and impact in environmental health Evan A. Thomas  A critical mass analysis of community-based financing of water services in rural Kenya Tim Foster Hydrogeological … Continue reading Rural Water Supply and sustainable rural groundwater development – recent academic papers

The 2017 RWSN Webinar series closes

The 2017 RWSN early webinar series has ended, after 9 weeks of weekly bilingual (and even trilingual!) online meetings dedicated to rural water supply. We had two great participatory webinars on gender and rural water supply, with stories contributed from RWSN members; a webinar which looked at the intersection between WASH in development and in … Continue reading The 2017 RWSN Webinar series closes

OPEN CALL: Evaluation of RWSN – Call for proposals (ENGLISH ONLY)

Dear Colleagues 2017 marks the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Handpump Technology Network (HTN), which became RWSN in 2006, under the leadership of the late Piers Cross. We are also coming to the end of the current three year strategy period (2015-2017), so during this year we will be developing a new strategy … Continue reading OPEN CALL: Evaluation of RWSN – Call for proposals (ENGLISH ONLY)

Happy New Year RWSN Members/ Bonne année à tous les membres du RWSN!

  (texte en français ci-dessous),  As we gear up for action at the start of the year, allow me to wish you a very joyful and productive 2017! The Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) is a network, and this could not have been felt more strongly in the preparations for the 7th RWSN Forum and the … Continue reading Happy New Year RWSN Members/ Bonne année à tous les membres du RWSN!

RWSN Update – September 2016

  If you are having trouble reading this then download the more readable PDF version: ENGLISH / FRANÇAIS. Pour les francophones - Si vous souhaitez recevoir le bulletin trimestriel en français, veuillez nous écrire un e-mail à ruralwater @ skat.ch intitulé Bulletin Trimestriel en français. English The late Ton Schouten: 1955 – 2016 The sudden … Continue reading RWSN Update – September 2016

#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