130 WASHaLOTs placed in public schools, health care facilities, district offices and other public institutions in Kampala and West Nile (Uganda). This TAF report assesses the scalability of WASHaLOT 3.0 handwashing stations installed in Kampala and Northern Region of Uganda commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry … Continue reading TAF Assessment: Washalot 3.0 / Uganda
The addition of the water meter to the U2 hand pump was an innovation by Water for People and the Appropriate Technology Centre for Water & Sanitation (ATC). The addition of the water meter makes it more convenient to operate the pump in a business model with easy monitoring by a private operator.
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
TAF Assessment undertaken with Netwas Uganda 2013 The U2 is the most extensively used water lifting technology in Uganda, with hundreds of pumps installed annually. It is manually operated and can lift water from up to 50 metres. It is designed to serve up to 300 people. It uses a piston housed within a cylinder … Continue reading U2 Handpump in Mukono District, Uganda
The U2 is the most extensively used water lifting technology in Uganda, with hundreds of pumps installed annually. It is manually operated and can lift water from up to 50 metres. It is designed to serve up to 300 people. It uses a piston housed within a cylinder to displace a column of water upwards … Continue reading U2 Handpump in Katakwi District, Uganda
TAF Pilot Assessment by Netwas (U) and WaterAid Uganda The rope pump (also known as the rope and washer pump) consists of a continuous rope with washers spaced at equal intervals. The rope passes over a rotatable wheel at the surface. When the wheel is turned the rope passes down into the well below the … Continue reading Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda
TAF Pilot Assessment by Netwas (U) and WaterAid Uganda Rainwater harvesting using ferrocement tanks can provide valuable supplies of clean drinking water close to homes, schools and health centres, especially in areas where rainfall is plentiful. Ferrocement tanks are durable and can be designed to hold over 100m3 of water. Household tanks usually range between … Continue reading Ferrocement tanks in Mukono District, Uganda
TAF Pilot Assessment by Netwas (U) and WaterAid Uganda The solar photovoltaic (pv) panels convert the sun’s energy into electricity. The electricity powers a submersible pump, which pumps water from a borehole up to a storage tank. The water is then gravity-fed through pipes to taps where people collect it. Solar panels are either mounted … Continue reading Recommendations for the sustainability and scalability of solar powered water pumping for domestic supply in Adjumani and Kanungu districts of Uganda