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

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.

Sector Engagement | Ghana | Assessment

Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage: Measurement and Private Sector Participation

This report describes an assessment of household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) promotional activities carried out by the Government of Ghana and UNICEF, in collaboration with Safe Water Network, in an effort to identify strategies and guidelines, the skill capability of HWTS promoters, and private-sector participation in HWTS promotion.

Sector Engagement | India | Policy Recommendation

Policy and Enabling Environment for Urban Small Water Enterprises

This Report focuses on the policy and enabling environment for safe/small water enterprises (SWEs) for the urban poor in India.

Sector Engagement | | Event

2017 India Beyond the Pipe Forum

The Forum was part of an ongoing effort to convene and initiate the advancement of sector knowledge and engagement of sector participants to chart a roadmap and advance the scaling of Safe Water Enterprises.

Field Implementation | Ghana | Sector Review

Ghana Sector Review (2017)

This report examines the state of Ghana’s water sector and the necessary financial steps to achieve universal safe drinking water access. Small Water Enterprises (SWEs) have been a successful tool for increasing access to safe water but there is still work to be done to ensure that they reach their full capacity.

Sector Engagement | India | Policy Recommendation

Har Ghar Jal by 2030: Current Status and Next Steps

This report puts forth a framework and policy guidelines to help achieve "Har Ghar Jal" (water for every home) by 2030, and address emerging issues by shifting the country's heavy dependency on groundwater sources to surface water, improving service delivery standards, and encouraging a paradigm shift towards metered, household piped water connections for all.

Sector Engagement | Global |

Spare Parts Supply Chain Study for Piped Water Systems

This report, developed in partnership with Safe Water Network and UNICEF, seeks to strengthen the operational sustainability of water systems by examining the supply chain of spare parts.