Safe Drinking Water Sujala Scheme

Byrraju Foundation

The Byrraju Foundation has compiled a toolkit of steps and phases in the development of a drinking water initiative, based off experience in establishing 31 drinking water plants in India. Communities are willing to contribute to capital cost, charging INR 1.50 for 12 liters.

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A Study on Risk Assessment of Domestic Roof Water Harvesting Project in Churu District of Rajasthan Using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Framework

Chaudhary, M., Sadhu, G., and Tripathi, M.
Safe Water Network; Institute of Health Management Research

Results of a failure mode and effects analysis provide recommendations for responsible implementation of domestic roof water harvesting systems. Risk factors include: situation near a septic tank; construction material; inability of beneficiaries to repay loan; and contaminated water. 

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‘Slippage’: The Bane of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sector (A Study of Extent and Causes in Rural Andhra Pradesh)

Reddy, V., Rammohan Rao, M., Venkataswamy, M.
WASHCost India

This paper assesses the reasons why service delivery of water and sanitation frequently fails, known as "slippage." Slippage in some states of India is as high as 60%, and there is evidence that stronger policy can reduce this issue and increase water security.

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