In June 2022, the RWSN Secretariat organised two sessions dedicated to RWSN Member Organisations, to enable them to network and find out more about the services RWSN offers to its Member Organisations.
Over 50 organisations participated in the event. Below are the recording and collaborative slides that include a presentation from the RWSN Secretariat about services to Member Organisations, as well as reflections from Member Organisations themselves. | »
My book, I Tried to Save the World and Failed, reflects on a time and effort to find rural water solutions in Mexico, Malawi and Cambodia that could be used everywhere.
The book closes with a set of lessons aimed at sustainability. The lessons are not meant to be the final word. It is hoped they will provoke discussion on how to go about achieving project sustainability.
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This publication reviews the varying characteristics of piped water and bottled water services, the challenges each face in providing greater access to safely managed services and make the case for complementary approaches to adopted if obstacles to increased service provision are to be overcome. The report concludes with a number of proposed recommendations as to how the potential for scaling and sustaining a mixed models approach can be achieved. | »
This policy brief improves our understanding of the actions that projects can undertake to harness community participation to improve the long-term sustainability of infrastructure investments. We use panel data and qualitative assessments from Indonesia’s PAMSIMAS to provide evidence on how some communities are able to manage and sustain the functionality of their water systems for over 6 years while others face the tyranny of build-neglect-rehabilitate. | »