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From Tractors to the Tara pump

8 September 2022 at 21:57
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "From Tractors to the Tara pump"

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Why self supply solutions are needed to reach SDG 6.1

25 August 2022 at 15:05
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "Why self supply solutions are needed to reach SDG 6.1"

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Tirer parti de la puissance collaborative du RWSN

18 August 2022 at 16:37
Cette année, nous célébrons les 30 ans de la création officielle du Réseau rural d’approvisionnement en eau. Après des débuts très techniques en tant que groupe d’experts (essentiellement masculins) – le Handpump Technology Network – nous sommes devenus un réseau diversifié et dynamique de plus de 13 000 personnes et 100 organisations travaillant sur un … Continue reading "Tirer parti de la puissance collaborative du RWSN"

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Leveraging the collaborative power of RWSN

18 August 2022 at 15:22
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "Leveraging the collaborative power of RWSN"

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My experience setting up a resource centre for rural water professionals

11 August 2022 at 14:00
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "My experience setting up a resource centre for rural water professionals"

Justine Olweny Potrate

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Comment j’ai créé un centre de ressources pour les professionnels de l’eau en milieu rural

11 August 2022 at 14:00
Cette année, nous célébrons les 30 ans de la création officielle du Réseau rural d’approvisionnement en eau. Après des débuts très techniques en tant que groupe d’experts (essentiellement masculins) – le Handpump Technology Network – nous sommes devenus un réseau diversifié et dynamique de plus de 13 000 personnes et 100 organisations travaillant sur un … Continue reading "Comment j’ai créé un centre de ressources pour les professionnels de l’eau en milieu rural"

Justine Olweny Potrate

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RWSN shaped my professional life

5 August 2022 at 09:00
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "RWSN shaped my professional life"

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Le RWSN a façonné ma vie professionnelle

5 August 2022 at 09:00
Cette année, nous célébrons les 30 ans de la création officielle du Réseau rural d’approvisionnement en eau. Après des débuts très techniques en tant que groupe d’experts (essentiellement masculins au sein du Handpump Technology Network) nous avons évolué pour devenir un réseau diversifié et dynamique de plus de 13 000 personnes et 100 organisations travaillant … Continue reading "Le RWSN a façonné ma vie professionnelle"

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Stop the Rot – Stakeholder perspectives on handpump corrosion and quality – Part 2

26 July 2022 at 12:20
A summary of the second part of the RWSN webinar (April 2022) The findings of the ‘Stop the Rot’ study on handpump* corrosion and component quality was presented at an RWSN webinar in April 2022, attended by 135 people from over 60 countries. What were the reactions of those that attended the webinar and what … Continue reading "Stop the Rot – Stakeholder perspectives on handpump corrosion and quality – Part 2"

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Launch of RWSN’s 30th anniversary blog series: reflections from Dr Peter Morgan

15 July 2022 at 06:00
This year we are celebrating 30 years since the Rural Water Supply Network was formally founded. From very technical beginnings as a group of (mostly male) experts – the Handpump Technology Network- we have evolved to be a diverse and vibrant network of over 13,000 people and 100 organisations working on a wide range of … Continue reading "Launch of RWSN’s 30th anniversary blog series: reflections from Dr Peter Morgan"

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Série de blogs sur le 30e anniversaire du RWSN : réflexions du Dr Peter Morgan  

15 July 2022 at 06:00
Cette année, nous célébrons les 30 ans de la création officielle du Réseau rural d’approvisionnement en eau (Rural Water Supply Network). Après des débuts très techniques en tant que groupe d’experts essentiellement masculins au sein du Handpump Technology Network, nous avons évolué pour devenir un réseau diversifié et dynamique de plus de 13 000 personnes … Continue reading "Série de blogs sur le 30e anniversaire du RWSN : réflexions du Dr Peter Morgan  "

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Serie de blogs del 30 aniversario de la RWSN: reflexiones del Dr. Peter Morgan

15 July 2022 at 06:00
Este año celebramos los 30 años de la fundación formal de la Red de Abastecimiento de Agua en Zonas Rurales. Desde unos inicios muy técnicos como grupo de expertos (en su mayoría hombres) la Red de Tecnología de Bombas de Mano- hemos evolucionado hasta convertirnos en una red diversa y vibrante de más de 13.000 … Continue reading "Serie de blogs del 30 aniversario de la RWSN: reflexiones del Dr. Peter Morgan"

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Série de blogues do 30th aniversário da RWSN: reflexões do Dr Peter Morgan

15 July 2022 at 06:00
Este ano estamos a celebrar os 30 anos da fundação formal da Rede de Abastecimento de Água Rural (RWSN em ingles). Desde o início muito técnico como um grupo de peritos (na sua maioria homens) – a Handpump Technology Network (Rede de Tecnologia de bombas manuais)- evoluímos para ser uma rede diversificada e vibrante de … Continue reading "Série de blogues do 30th aniversário da RWSN: reflexões do Dr Peter Morgan"

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A final personal tribute the Erik Nissen-Petersen (1934-2022)

14 July 2022 at 15:58
Dear fellow Rainwater Harvesting Enthusiasts, It is with a heavy heart that I wanted to report to this network the sad news I recently received about the recent passing of Erik Nissen-Petersen in Nairobi. While I am not party to all the details, I understand he had been in hospital for some weeks following an … Continue reading "A final personal tribute the Erik Nissen-Petersen (1934-2022)"

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Stop the Rot – Stakeholder perspectives on handpump corrosion and quality – Part 1

12 July 2022 at 10:23
A summary of discussions at the RWSN webinar (April 2022) Handpump reliance, rapid corrosion, component quality and supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) were the subject of the trilogy of reports from the ‘Stop the Rot’ published in 2022. The research looked specifically at the main public domain handpumps – the India Mark Pump, and … Continue reading "Stop the Rot – Stakeholder perspectives on handpump corrosion and quality – Part 1"

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I Tried to Save the World and Failed

27 June 2022 at 13:00
by Larry Siegel 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

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Un fondo de préstamos de mil millones de dólares y el camino hacia unos servicios de agua mejor gestionados

15 June 2022 at 13:39
As of 2020, Vietnam had the highest levels of rural water coverage among any country of comparable economic level, with coverage equivalent to countries with two to three times its per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP). We were curious: what was the contribution to this success by the billion dollar Asian Development Bank Water Sector Investment Fund (“the Fund”)?

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Un fonds de prêt d’un milliard de dollars et la voie vers des services publics de l’eau mieux gérés

15 June 2022 at 13:29
As of 2020, Vietnam had the highest levels of rural water coverage among any country of comparable economic level, with coverage equivalent to countries with two to three times its per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP). We were curious: what was the contribution to this success by the billion dollar Asian Development Bank Water Sector Investment Fund (“the Fund”)?

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A Billion Dollar Loan Fund, and the Path to Better-run Water Utilities

15 June 2022 at 13:04
As of 2020, Vietnam had the highest levels of rural water coverage among any country of comparable economic level, with coverage equivalent to countries with two to three times its per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP). We were curious: what was the contribution to this success by the billion dollar Asian Development Bank Water Sector Investment Fund (“the Fund”)?

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