Water point management and maintenance

Water point management and maintenance

Methodologies and tools related to management and maintenance of water points: including sensitisation of water points' users, creation and training of water point committees, development of maintenance services (networks of local mechanics for repairs, sellers of spare parts), and technical notes about rehabilitation technics and protocols.

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hystra.com/safe-water Link to a study of 2011 produced by Hystra on ''Access to Safe Water for the Base of the Pyramid'' and presenting 15 innovative projects and enterprises led by social...
26/06/2014
Community organisation to save the users' contribution : the cash box
This short note gives some key elements on the following questions: What is the cost of maintaining a pump in rural areas of Sierra Leone? How much does it represent per family user? Is it affordable...
13/03/2014
Inter Aide developed a strategy for the maintenance of hand pumps in Sierra Leone (especially in the district of Bombali – North region) : in absence of private operators and sufficient means of the...
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12/03/2014
This note is an highlight on the importance of digging well during dry season to make sure it won't get dry. This is based on an analysis of water table movements that shows fluctuations during the...
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15/01/2014
This note summarizes the results of the exchanges and field visits organized between Inter Aide's project managers from Ethiopia, Malawi and Sierra Leone in December 2012: Technical training on India...
26/09/2013
To encourage the adoption of preventive approach for the maintenance of water systems, in the woreda of Ofa in Ethiopia (a woreda is equivalent to a district), the Water Mine and Energy Office (Water...
26/09/2013
Description of the Institutional framework concerning water in Ethiopia, link to major texts regarding Water, and special focus on the organization at Woreda level and the roles of Federations and...
24/07/2013
Distinction of the differents kind of maintenance (preventive, corrective, rehabilitation) and notions of regular care and diagnosis for water systems in rural areas (gravity schemes, wells and...
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19/07/2013
This note gathers different examples coming from the daily life to emphasize the importance of water points maintenance. Several anecdotes are used in Sierra Leone during meetings with the...
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16/05/2013
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Résultats d'enquêtes initiales réalisées fin 2010 en Sierra Leone sur les districts de Bo, Koinadugu et Tonkolili sur 2'854 points d'accès à l'eau potable concernant l'état des structures existantes...
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27/02/2013

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