What are the key challenges to local sustainability?

Safe Water Network is focused on overcoming the following challenges to local sustainability:

  1. Behavioral obstacles to household demand and willingness to pay for water.
  2. Economic obstacles to local ownership and independence.
  3. Environmental conditions and unreliable source water.
  4. Unpredictable local and regional regulatory environments.
  5. Scaling up a model across a wide range of geographies and socioeconomic situations.