SustainableWASH.org in collaboration with the Rural Water Supply Network, is hosting a series of two, hour-long webinars on March 4th & 18th 2014. Please join us at 2pm UTC.
Four case studies identify successful approaches to community based water and sanitation services and provide guidance for moving from stand-alone projects to sustainable services at scale.
IRC is seeking a qualified team to conduct an independent end-of-project evaluation of Triple-S. Apply before 17 March 2014.
What are the future perspectives for rural water supply and what do the data tell us about life-cycle costs and service levels provided by handpumps? IRC held a debate around data collected through Triple-S and WASHCost in Burkina Faso and Mozambique.
Rural water services in Arbinda and Gorgadji, two communes in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso are gradually improving, thanks to monitoring, evaluation and support to stakeholders.
SMARTerWASH is a big push to scaling up rural water monitoring in Ghana, building on recent innovations in water service monitoring, data collection and analysis.
Evidence from Burkina Faso reveals that piped water systems are viable in settlements with only 1500 residents- if all water uses are considered- and provide better service at lower cost than handpumps.
Programme Solidarité Eau (pS-Eau) published a special newsletter in French on monitoring, highlighting work of Triple-S in Burkina Faso and IRC.
In February a beta version of the Triple-S monitoring dashboard goes live. This innovative visual tool provides rapid insights into progress towards addressing key sector challenges.
A bilingual seminar on monitoring the decentralised delivery of WASH services in rural areas and small towns in West Africa. It is organised by IRC and pS-Eau and will take place from 7 - 9 April 2014 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
What sort of tools do you need to support more sustainable service delivery? Help us help you – take the Triple-S tools survey.
New briefing note summarises discussions and lessons from some key events in 2013 on the potential of ICT to improve WASH monitoring and ultimately service delivery. Contributions by IRC, TetraTech, Akvo, and SeeSaw.
The linchpin is what keeps the wheels from falling off the wagon. With more systematic capacity support, local governments could serve a similarly essential function in rural water service delivery.
New wiki brings together latest thinking on sustainability of water & sanitation services.
The Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) and Technology Introduction Process (TIP) help identify and address blockages to sustainability. Find out more on December 11th.
Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:00 GMT -5. Upcoming topics include monitoring and support services (19 Nov) & enabling environment (Dec 3). Free registration.
What are the key lessons on using ICT to improve water governance? New publication captures discussion from Stockholm World Water Week seminar.
Community management is the common model for rural water supply, but it has limitations. 'Community Water Plus' is investigating successful community-managed rural water supply programmes and approaches across India and identifying and analysing success stories.
A study in 23 villages in Burkina's Sahel regional reveals that only 2% or less of residents have access to water services in accordance with national norms. These findings call into question the official coverage rates, which exceed 50%.
A new paper by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) looks at how Triple-S/Aguaconsult used the Qualitative Document Analysis (QDA) methodology to evaluate policies and practices of development organisations involved in rural water supply.