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
Save the date!! 6th November – Rural Water Supply Network Webinar on Rural water Asset management and how it contributes to increase sustainability of services! Register https://goo.gl/wZhTsH and you will receive invite with log-in details. We will hear experiences and lessons from Rwanda by Agenda4Change partners where Asset inventory is used to support local government … Continue reading Webinar 6 Nov: Data for Sustainable Rural Water Supply
First published on the CAWST blog, reposted with thanks The goal: ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. The task at hand, right now: learn quickly from failure and share lessons learned. Scaling-up of WASH service coverage will require a focus on both affordable infrastructure and enabling environments. CAWST … Continue reading Achieving SDG 6: The Need for Local Centres of WASH Expertise and How to Do It
We would like to announce to you that the registration is now open for an online course: Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes – an Overview that will run from the 5 March to 14 April. The course provides an overview of what is required to improve borehole drilling professionalism within … Continue reading New Online Course – Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes
The draft RWSN Strategy 2018-2023 can be downloaded here for consultation, and you can also view a short presentation about it here; please leave a comment below or email us, telling us: What you like about the strategy What could be improved If you, or your organisation, could contribute staff time, funding or knowledge to strengthen … Continue reading Consultation period on the RWSN Strategy now open – Période de consultation sur la stratégie RWSN maintenant ouverte
Back in June 2017, we announced that RWSN would be undergoing an external evaluation, which was undertaken by PEMconsult over July and August 2017. What were the main findings from the Evaluation? Overall, the evaluation found that “RWSN is highly relevant for the rural water sector, in comparison to other networks, and for the benefits … Continue reading The 2017 RWSN Evaluation is now out!
Dr Kerstin Danert, Skat Foundation, who is a member of the UPGro Knowledge Broker team and Chairs UPGro’s Programme Coordination Group (PCG) has been given the “Distinguished Associate Award, 2017” by the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) for her outstanding contribution improving the use of groundwater worldwide. Kerstin has been a driving force behind the Rural Water Supply Network, … Continue reading RWSN’s Kerstin Danert wins top award