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

Field Implementation | India | Sector Review

India Sector Review (2018)

This report describes how Safe Water Enterprises can provide safe water securely and affordably to water stressed cities that are coping with dense populations due to increased migration and urbanization.

Field Implementation | Ghana | Field Insight

Digitizing Payments for Household Water Connections in Ghana

Access to digital prepaid payment options for household connection meters improved the financial viability of water stations and provided consumers with a greater sense of control over their consumption, thereby increasing satisfaction.

Field Implementation, Sector Engagement | India | Sector Review

India Resilient Cities Report (2018)

This report recommends small water enterprises (SWEs) in city planning for the creation of resilient cities. It also highlights the benefits and potential of expanding the SWE category in the urban environment.

Sector Engagement | | Event

2018 World Water Week Conference

Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) hosted the annual World Water Week, where Safe Water Network was given the opportunity to engage with a number of partnering organizations in promoting collaboration within the water sector.

Field Implementation | India | Spotlight Report

Protocols and Tools for Scaling Small Water Enterprises: iJal Station Water Safety

Safe Water Network (SWN) is continuing our work in India to enhance water quality at our iJal Stations. Our goal when working with UL is to refine and standardize a Station Assessment Framework.

Sector Engagement | Ghana | Assessment, Policy Recommendation

Strengthening Community Water Supply through Public-Private Partnerships

This report, developed in partnership with the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), assessed the enabling environment and outlines policy recommendations for public-private partnerships (PPPs) to deliver safely managed water throughout Ghana.

Sector Engagement | | Event

2018 Ghana Beyond the Pipe Forum

Safe Water Network’s annual Ghana Beyond the Pipe Forum brought together leaders from the Ghana water sector as well as representatives from many of Safe Water Network’s key funding partners in Ghana.

Field Implementation | Ghana | Field Insight

Price Change and Station Performance in Ghana

In 2016, high inflation and increasing variable costs forced Safe Water Network to increase prices at most of its H2OME! Water Stations in Ghana, which consequently reduced consumer purchases, particularly among low-income households, which experienced a 26% decrease in consumption.