Professionalising Manual Drilling

UNICEF, Skat Foundation


Bringing innovative WASH technologies to Africa

Writing Course for WASH Professionals

Skat, WaterAid, SHARE, Waterlines Journal



28.04.2014 - 24.05.2014

Multiple Use Water Services /Service d’eau à usage multiple/Servicios de uso múltiple del agua RWSN E-discussion •

30.06.2014 - 01.07.2014

5th Annual WASH Sustainability Forum Moving From Conceptual to Practical • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

08.07.2014 - 14.07.2014

Handpump Training A 5 day training course • Austrian Red Cross, Vienna

News • Announcements


Announcement of Opportunity: UPGro Consortium Grants 2014 Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro)

As the Knowledge Broker for UPGro, we are excited to inform you about this exciting research opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa. You can also find the details, links and forms below at: IMPORTANT: Please direct queries to Nicola Lewis through this webpage or telephone +44 (0)1793 411739 | »


RWSN Survey - Equity and Inclusion

We hope to continue providing this platform for promoting equity and inclusion in WASH. However, in order to provide the best service we need to know your thoughts. So we have authored a brief questionnaire (1 page with 10 questions) which we hope you will use to share your reflections and thoughts for future activities | »


New RWSN Publication: Human Right to Water: What does it mean in Practice? World Bank – RWSN Webinar with the UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Ms Catarina de Albuquerque

We have just published an edited transcript of the World Bank-RWSN webinar on the Human Right to Water. It should enable rural water supply professionals and practitioners to understand more about what the human right to water means in practice. | »


RWSN and RAIN Foundation establish new a Rainwater Harvesting community Le RWSN et la fondation RAIN ont établi une nouvelle communauté « Collecte de l’Eau de Pluie »

We are happy to announce the establishment of a new sub-community on Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) managed by the RAIN Foundation ( . This community is one of the activities within a global program on "Rainwater Harvesting for Food Security" funded by IFAD, focusing on enabling an institutional and policy environment for Rainwater Harvesting. Supporting the mobilisation and strengthening of a range of existing networks towards collective action, is one of the program's main objectives. ==== Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer la mise en place d’une nouvelles sous communauté sur la collecte de l’eau de pluie (“Rainwater Harvesting”), gérée par la fondation RAIN ( Cette communauté est l’une des activités au sein d’un programme global « Collecte de l’Eau de Pluie pour la Sécurité Alimentaire » financé par le FIDA, visant à permettre l’émergence d’un environnement institutionnel et politique pour la collecte de l’eau de pluie. Appuyer la mobilisation et le renforcement d’un ensemble de réseaux existants pour l’action collective est un des principaux objectifs du programme. | »


New! Become a RWSN Member Organisation Nouveau! Devenez une organisation membre du RWSN

We are delighted to announce that it is now possible to join as a ‘Member Organisations’ of RWSN. RWSN is a network of individuals and organisations that are committed to improving water services for the rural poor everywhere in the world. Being a Member Organisation of RWSN is a commitment to sharing knowledge and good practices, and to uphold the statements set out in the RWSN Vision and 2011 Kampala Commitments. Go to "join us" on the left to find out more Nous sommes ravis de vous annoncer qu’il est désormais possible de joindre le réseau en tant qu’organisation membre du RWSN. Le RWSN est un réseau d’individus et d’organisations qui s’impliquent pour améliorer les services d’eau pour les pauvres en milieu rural partout dans le monde. Etre une organisation membre du RWSN est un engagement à partager du savoir et des bonnes pratiques, ainsi qu’à respecter les éléments définis dans la Vision du RWSN et les engagements de 2011 de Kampala. Allez à "join us" à gauche pour en savoir plus | »

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