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NEW! Rural Water 2021 + RWSN Blue Pages / Pages Bleues

March 23rd 2021 at 14:40
We are delighted that announce the launch today of “Rural Water 2021” and the “RWSN Blue Pages / Pages Bleues”, which you can download now from the RWSN website: https://www.rural-water-supply.net/en/resources/details/944 Rural Water 2021 is the second edition of the rural water supply directory on life cycle costs, tariffs and management models. The first edition was … Continue reading "NEW! Rural Water 2021 + RWSN Blue Pages / Pages Bleues"

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La planification, l’acquisition de marché et la gestion des forages: un référentiel de l’UNICEF est maintenant publier en français !

March 16th 2021 at 08:24
La planification, l’acquisition de marché et la gestion des forages: un référentiel de l’UNICEF  est maintenant publier en français ! Cet outil guide le personnel de l’UNICEF chargé des programmes et des ressources tout au long du cycle de vie d’un projet. Il suit une séquence logique sur les pratiques d’achat de l’UNICEF et formule des … Continue reading "La planification, l’acquisition de marché et la gestion des forages: un référentiel de l’UNICEF est maintenant publier en français !"

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My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme

February 24th 2021 at 22:12
This is a guest blog by Amanda Mugwambi, a young professional from Zimbabwe enrolled as a mentee in the 2020 RWSN Mentoring Programme. I’m Amanda Mugwambi from Zimbabwe. I have been working in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector for over 5 years in addition to four years prior of environmental management. I am … Continue reading "My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme"

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Self-Supply made simple: A pictorial Sub-Saharan Summary in 10 slides by Sally Sutton

February 24th 2021 at 10:26
A pictorial Sub-Saharan Summary in 10 slides by Sally Sutton With thanks to IRC

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Coming soon: USAID Pro-WASH webinar series on Operation & Maintenance

February 18th 2021 at 09:24
Join PRO-WASH for a new webinar series focused on operation and maintenance of WASH infrastructure! This four-part series will share lessons learned from USAID partners focusing on innovative advances in approaches to operation and maintenance (O&M) of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure. Speakers will discuss their program’s approaches to engineering, environmental, financial, and political-economy … Continue reading "Coming soon: USAID Pro-WASH webinar series on Operation & Maintenance"

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Self-supply: why I wrote the book

February 15th 2021 at 05:00
by Dr Sally Sutton, SWL Consultants, on her new book “Self-supply: Filling the gaps in public water supply provision” available to buy, or free to download from Practical Action Publishing from 15 February 2021. Moving from deserts to humid lands After 14 years working as a hydrogeologist in the deserts of the Middle East on … Continue reading "Self-supply: why I wrote the book"

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RWSN opportunity: part-time moderator for RWSN discussion platforms

February 9th 2021 at 13:27
Skat Foundation is looking for a part-time co-moderator of the RWSN online platforms from the Global South. The post will be a consultancy or paid Internship position in the RWSN Secretariat. If your application is successful you will receive a contract up to 31 July 2021 (containing about 1-2 days per week) which could be extended until the end of this year and beyond if performance is good.

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Consultancy – Safe/Small Water Enterprise Consumer Knowledge Curation Phase 1

February 9th 2021 at 12:05
RWSN Member Organisations, Water4, Safe WaterNetwork, Water for Good and Water Mission have released an interesting consultancy opportunity. Download the ToRs Deadline is 19 February 2021 Please note that this is not an RWSN project so please contact Anna Rohwer at Water4 for queries and to apply

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The world isn’t running out of water… it is running low on clean water

February 3rd 2021 at 15:07
by Lalit Bajare, Nixie Engineers, India Hi! A chemical engineer by education; I have been a water and wastewater treatment professional for last 24 years. Having started career at Ion Exchange (I) ltd; Mumbai in 1996, I moved to Singapore and worked with Hyflux and Chartered Semiconductor Mfg Ltd for around 5 years before moving … Continue reading "The world isn’t running out of water… it is running low on clean water"

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My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme

January 26th 2021 at 10:43
This is a guest blog by Janvier Ngabo, a RWSN young professional enrolled in the 2020 RWSN Mentoring Programme. My name is Janvier NGABO, from Rwanda. I currently work as a project officer in the department of natural resources management in the organization IPFG, working in southern province of Rwanda. My daily work is to … Continue reading "My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme"

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Strengthening WASH systems in Bangladesh

January 20th 2021 at 17:14
by Anisul Azam Khan BA (Hons) MA, Chief Executive, LORDS Bangladesh WASH means Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.   People cannot live with out WASH. It is the part and parcel of a human  life. WASH is the symbol of civilization in the modern age. We say water is life: according to scientists, all kinds of species of … Continue reading "Strengthening WASH systems in Bangladesh"

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Crowding-in Commercial Financing to Water Supply and Sanitation Utilities

January 13th 2021 at 20:19
This is a guest blog by RWSN Members Lance Morrell and Michael Ashford. Achieving SDG6, clean water, and sanitation for all by 2030 requires estimated investments of US$114 billion per year. The present value of the total investment needed is US$1.7 trillion, and these estimates do not include costs of operation and maintenance. At three … Continue reading "Crowding-in Commercial Financing to Water Supply and Sanitation Utilities"

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My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme

January 7th 2021 at 10:53
This is a guest blog by Joshua Azaki, a young professional from South Africa enrolled as a mentee in the 2020 RWSN Mentoring Programme. I was introduced to RWSN by Professor Ulrike Rivett in March 2018 and I signed up to receive updates about the activities of the RWSN. In 2019, when I received the … Continue reading "My experience of the RWSN Mentoring Programme"

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Tackling systemic inequalities in water and sanitation

December 14th 2020 at 11:52
This is a guest blog by Juste Nansi, Country Director for IRC Burkina Faso. It is is reposted with thanks from the IRC blog; you can find the original blog post here. Systematic or systemic inequalities are grounded in our mindsets; in the way, we think, in the way we plan, in the way we … Continue reading "Tackling systemic inequalities in water and sanitation"

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Women fetching water in the Sahel

RWSN/ REACH consultancy opportunities: your questions answered

December 2nd 2020 at 11:49
On 30.11.2020 RWSN advertised two consultancies in partnership with the University of Oxford under the REACH programme (deadline for applications: 8th January 2020). The Terms of Reference for the consultancies are below: Researcher – Global Diagnostic on Rural Water Services Rural Water Marketing Intelligence Expert We have received a number of questions in relation to … Continue reading "RWSN/ REACH consultancy opportunities: your questions answered"

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The rise or fall of the manual drilling sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo

December 1st 2020 at 10:46
This is a guest blog by RWSN Member Dr Cheikh Hamidou Kane. This article was originally published in GeoDrilling international and is reposted with thanks. You can read the original article here. Despite the fact that 50% of Africa’s water fresh water resources are found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Congolese, especially … Continue reading "The rise or fall of the manual drilling sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo"

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Multi-dimensional challenges of ensuring sustainable water supplies

August 11th 2020 at 14:01
Word from the RWSN Chair:Louisa Gosling, WaterAid Download the latest RWSN Update in English, French or Spanish Dear RWSN colleagues, the 4 months since the last newsletter have been eventful for the RWSN. It has become clear that covid-19 will be with us for a long time and that people need water to stay safe. … Continue reading "Multi-dimensional challenges of ensuring sustainable water supplies"

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¿Cuál es la situación jurídica del agua y el saneamiento como derechos humanos? Las respuestas a sus preguntas

July 28th 2020 at 10:02
El 28 de julio se cumple el décimo aniversario del reconocimiento de los derechos humanos al agua y al saneamiento. 10 años y 12 resoluciones más tarde, este blog responde a preguntas frecuentes sobre el estatus legal del agua y el saneamiento como derechos humanos en la legislación internacional y nacional.

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Quel est le statut juridique de l’eau et de l’assainissement en tant que droits de l’homme ? Réponses à vos questions

July 28th 2020 at 09:55
Le 28 juillet marque le 10ème anniversaire de la reconnaissance des droits humains à l'eau et à l'assainissement. 10 ans et 12 résolutions plus tard, ce blog répond aux questions les plus courantes sur le statut juridique de l'eau et de l'assainissement en tant que droits humains dans le droit international et national.

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