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Field and market insights: the case for decentralized, community-based water systems.

Sector Engagement | India | Sector Review

India Sector Review (2014)

Different sectors have relied on a variety of strategies to address the issue. In this report, Safe Water Network examined the different methods in use and tied them together in a single assessment.

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A Study on Socio-Economic Status of Project Villages in India from Promoting Rainwater Harvesting

This study, conducted by Safe Water Network and India’s Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), sought to understand: the social and demographic profile of the project villages in question; the economic profile of people in these project villages; and the social and economic dimensions of the variables related to water, sanitation, and health issues.

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Rain Water Harvesting Structures in the Villages of Churu District, Rajasthan, India

This case study looks at a 2009 project supported by Safe Water Network to harvest rainwater from rooftops into water tanks (cisterns) in fifty-five villages in Rajasthan’s Churu district, benefitting more than 1,000 families (many of which were below the poverty line).

Field Implementation | Ghana | Field Insight

Remote Kiosks in Ghana

A significant cost-effective approach implemented in Ghana was establishing pipeline-connected points of sale to the water systems in the country.

Field Implementation | Ghana | Field Insight

Modular Slow Sand Filtration

Modular Slow Sand Filtration (MSSF) technology offers the perks of covering operating costs while making water affordable to the community.

Field Implementation | Ghana | Field Insight

Cluster Management in Ghana

Safe Water Network analyzes two case studies in Atebubu and Oyibi, Ghana to comprehend the pros and cons of operating water systems in geographic clusters under centralized management.

Sector Engagement | | Event

2014 Ghana Beyond the Pipe Forum

Safe Water Network Ghana hosted its second annual Beyond the Pipe Forum, presenting on new analyses and recommendations for expanding safe water access through public-private partnerships and the use of sustainable technologies.

Sector Engagement | | Event

2013 India Beyond the Pipe Forum

Safe Water Network hosted its second annual Beyond the Pipe Forum in India, where sector leaders discussed the strategies to advance community safe water solutions.