Mobile de-sludging units in Zimbabwe

by Welthungerhilfe, Institute of Water and Sanitation Development, IRC, Green-Earth Waste Management Services In Zimbabwe, high population growth and limited space in peri-urban centres, coupled with fiscal constraints on the provision of reticulated sewerage systems, mean that existing pit latrines must be de-sludged. However, the country currently has no appropriate technology for emptying latrines in … Continue reading Mobile de-sludging units in Zimbabwe

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The difficulties of replicating success stories: The case of Domestic Rainwater Harvesting

A desk study - based on previous field work - was undertaken to compare the experiences and resutls of promoting the technology of Domestic Rainwater Harvesting (DRWH) in Thailand and Nepal. DRWH comprises a set of technologies and products used to store and use rainwater for domestic purposes, including drinking. Whereas DRWH has been successfully … Continue reading The difficulties of replicating success stories: The case of Domestic Rainwater Harvesting

BluePump in Kenya and The Gambia

by University of Technology Sydney and Oxfam This report presents the results of an evaluation of the Fairwater BluePump, an emerging rural water supply technology in sub-Saharan Africa. Claims about the BluePump’s durability and minimal maintenance requirements have provoked significant interest within the rural water sector. This evaluation set out to assess the suitability of the … Continue reading BluePump in Kenya and The Gambia

Forages manuels équipés de pompes manuelles en République Démocratique du Congo

by RWSN (UNICEF, Skat) The objectives of this assignment are: UNICEF DRC support to the professionalization of manual drilling strengthened Key issues raised for strengthening the professionalization of manual drilling integrated into UNICEF DRC work plans (and country strategy) Methodology The screening template and systematic participative assessment process will be developed by UNICEF Headquarters/Skat in … Continue reading Forages manuels équipés de pompes manuelles en République Démocratique du Congo

Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) in Agago, Pader and Kabale in Uganda

TAF assessment undertaken by WaterAid with Netwas Uganda The design of the Urine Diverting Dry Toilet facilitates the separation of urine and faeces into different compartments. The toilet pan or bowl is segmented to capture and drain urine at the front. Faeces are deposited at the back of the pan or bowl and fall into … Continue reading Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) in Agago, Pader and Kabale in Uganda

Solar Powered Pump Kapoeta North County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

2014 Assessment done by VNG International and IRC This Briefing Note captures the findings of the Technology Check on the solar powered pump in Lokosowan, Nadje payam, Kapoeta North County. Summary of conclusions and recommendations Demand in communities for solar powered pumps is high and the technology does satisfy the demands of most if not … Continue reading Solar Powered Pump Kapoeta North County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan