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  • WHO International Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Technologies

    WHO has been independently evaluating the performance of household water treatment (HWT) technologies in removing microbial contaminants from drinking water. This report showcases the results from the second round of the WHO International Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Technologies which compared 20 different HWT technologies based on WHO health performance criteria....

  • Strengthening the business case for water, sanitation and hygiene

    Business is part of the solution and has a crucial role in driving the step change needed to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation. This guide has been developed to support evidence gathering and strengthen the business case for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), which is currently lacking. In response to the challenge of quantifying the business benefits, WaterAid, D...

  • Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World

    The report is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities. It aims to promote successes, outline challenges and principles, and extract key lessons learned for future efforts. It builds on the experiences of over 20...

  • Wastewater Report 2018: The Reuse Opportunity

    Used water is one of the most under-exploited resources we have. Water from industrial or domestic use contains energy, water, organics, phosphates, nitrogen, cellulose, rare earths, and other resources. Technologies are increasingly making resource recovery from wastewater commercially feasible, including bio-gas, fertiliser, paper, metals, plastics and, perhaps most importantly, it is a...

  • The Circularity Gap Report

    ​An analysis of the circular state of the global economy...

  • Unlocking the Potential of ICT to Improve WASH

    Unlocking the Potential of Information Communications Technology to Improve Water and Sanitation Services - Summary of Findings and Recommendations Although sector studies on ICT applications become outdated rather quickly, this WSP report gives a very good analysis of ‘lessons learned’ and ‘key issues’ to get ICT projects for the WASH sector in Africa more sustainable and scalable. It starts a...

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