Le mot de la présidente du RWSN: Une eau potable gérée en toute sécurité : l’importance de la qualité de l’eau pour de RWSN

Kelly Ann Naylor, UNICEF / La présidente du RWSN Accessibilité. Disponibilité. Qualité. Ce sont les trois critères qui définissent un service d'eau potable géré en toute sécurité au titre de l'ODD 6.1. Alors que l’accessibilité et la disponibilité étaient des défis connus pour les services d’approvisionnement en eau en milieu rural, l’ampleur du problème de … Continue reading Le mot de la présidente du RWSN: Une eau potable gérée en toute sécurité : l’importance de la qualité de l’eau pour de RWSN

Word from the RWSN Chair: RWSN to put the “Safe” in Safely Managed Drinking Water

by Kelly Ann Naylor, UNICEF, RWSN Chair Accessibility. Availability. Quality.  These are the three criteria that define a safely managed drinking water service under SDG 6.1.  While accessibility and availability were known challenges for rural water supply services, the scale of the problem of rural water quality was not well quantified, until last year’s WHO/ … Continue reading Word from the RWSN Chair: RWSN to put the “Safe” in Safely Managed Drinking Water

Investing in the next generation for universal rural water services

Word from the RWSN Chair: Kelly Ann Naylor, UNICEF This month we celebrated International Youth Day (on August 12th). More than half of the world’s population today is under 30:  1.8 billion people are between the ages of 10-24. And nine out of 10 people between the ages 10 and 24 live in less developed countries … Continue reading Investing in the next generation for universal rural water services

In Memoriam: Piers Cross

We were saddened to learn that Piers Cross passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on 29 March. Piers was a central figure in the WASH sector for many decades, in many roles at WSP and advising IRC, and was a driving force behind the Sanitation and Water for All partnership. He played a critical … Continue reading In Memoriam: Piers Cross

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