Author
CARPENTER, J. D.

Year of Publishing
2014

Publisher
Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Institution

An Assessment of the EMAS Pump and its Potential for Use in Household Water Systems in Uganda University of South Florida MSc Thesis

Description:

Rural improved water supply coverage in Uganda has stagnated around 64% for a number of years and at this point more than 10 million rural people do not have access to an improved drinking water source. It has been recognized that progress toward improved water supply coverage and increased service levels may be gained through Government and nongovernmental organization (NGO) support of private investment in household and shared water supplies, commonly known as Self-supply.
There are indications that low-cost wells and underground rainwater tanks are applicable in many parts of Uganda and could be paired with an EMAS Pump to achieve significant affordability for Self-supply household water systems. Recommendations are provided in terms of the feasibility of introducing the EMAS Pump as a part of Self-supply strategies in Uganda.


Bibliographical Information:

CARPENTER, J. D. (2014) An Assessment of the EMAS Pump and its Potential for Use in Household Water Systems in Uganda. University of South Florida MSc Thesis , Graduate Theses and Dissertations , http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/4996


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