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UPGro Consortium Kick-off meeting presentations London, 22 April 2015

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Author: UPGro
Year of Publishing: 2015
Publisher:
Institution:

The second phase of the 'Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor' (UPGro) was launched in London on 22 April 2015. These are the powerpoint presentations from the day.

Can one size fit all and be cost-effective? National Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes in Sudan, November 2009.

Downloads: 53


Author: SABEEL, Y. and S. KUMAR
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: UNICEF
Institution:

Presentation which considers the pros and cons of a one-size-fits-all solution for boreholes, taking into consideration the various drilling costs and a comparison of 100 mm and 134 mm casings.

Afridev: Maintenance interventions for the Afridev Handpump

Downloads: 49


Author: RWSN
Year of Publishing: 2008
Publisher: Skat
Institution:

Presentation on the weekly, monthly and yearly checks as well as checking of wearing parts and reinstallation of plunger and footvalve for the Afridev Pump. Presentation made by SKAT at the Capacity Building Workshop in Huambo, Angola (April 2009).

A short history of the Zimbabwe Bush Pump Water and Sanitation in Zimbabwe

Downloads: 43


Author: MORGAN, P.
Year of Publishing: 2010
Publisher: Aquamor Pvt Ltd
Institution:

A presentation illustrating the history of the Zimbabwe Bush Pump from 1933 to the present day.

DISCLAIMER: This is a non-RWSN publication and endorsement by RWSN or any of its member organisations should not be inferred.

Optimising Road Development for Groundwater Recharge and Retention Final Workshop

Downloads: 160


Author: Meta Meta Research / Mekelle University
Year of Publishing: 2014
Publisher: Meta Meta Research
Institution:

This is one of the 15 UPGro Catalyst Projects. This one looked at ways at which roads can be used to improve groundwater recharge in Ethiopia. Below are the presentations from the final project workshop which from this exciting project.

There are also links to some the final reports (filed separately).

DISCLAIMER: This is a non-RWSN publication and endorsement by RWSN or any of its member organisations should not be inferred.

RWSN Webinar Series 2015

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Author: Kerstin Danert
Year of Publishing: 2015
Publisher: RWSN
Institution: RWSN

Presenters from more than 25 different organisations, working in over 20 countries share their practical experiences and research findings. Participants have the opportunity to ask questions, and meet others with similar interests at the events. Topic covered include:
- radio for rural water supplies, drawing on practical experiences from Kenya and Tanzania.
- Self-supply in emergency and development contexts, and we shall be hearing from Sierra Leone as well as Ethiopia, and on the costs and quality of self-supply as well as government roles.
- a series of webinars on groundwater.
- experiences about dealing with gender, violence and access to WASH
- rainwater harvesting
- etc.

All of the presentations and links to the recordings will be posted here within two to three days of each webinar.

Local Council Water Security Training Course

Downloads: 625


Author: KAMARA I., DAY S., DUMBLE P. and CARTER R.
Year of Publishing: 2013
Publisher: Richard Carter and Associates Ltd
Institution:

The course provide appreciation and knowledge of water resources management, a better understanding of risks to water resources, introduces techniques for monitoring water resources and enable a better understanding of the factors that need to be considered when planning WRM activities.

Low Cost Drilling in the Sudan - from an NGO Perspective National Workshop on Cost Effective Boreholes in Sudan, Khartoum

Downloads: 58


Author: IAS
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: International Aid Services
Institution:

Who drills the boreholes in the Sudan?
- The Government
- Private contractors (Sudanese and
foreign)
- International NGOs
- National NGOs

Cost-Effective Boreholes and Social Responsibility International Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes (CEB) in Sudan

Downloads: 55


Author: GOLETTI, M., AMBROSI, U. and J. N. KUTUMBAKANA
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: IOM - International Organisation for Migration
Institution:

Presentation made at the National Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes in Sudan, November 2009.

The Importance of Manual Drilling in Africa

Downloads: 70


Author: GAYA, S.
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: UNICEF
Institution:

Presentation made at the National Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes in Khartoum, Sudan, November 2009

- Atelier Final, Dakar, Senegal, 8 Avrill 2015: Utilisation de la télédétection et de la modélisation du terrain pour l'identification des zones favorables aux forages manuels - Final Workshop, Dakar, 8 April 2015: Remote sensing and terrain modelling to identify suitable zones for manual drilling in Africa

Downloads: 328


Author: FUSSI, F. et al.
Year of Publishing: 2015
Publisher:
Institution:

This set of presentation was given at the closing workshop in Dakar, 8 April 2015 of the UPGro Catalyst project : "Use of remote sensing and terrain modelling to map manual drilling potential in Senegal and Guinea"

Quality Control (Training Modules 1-3)

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Author: ERPF, K.
Year of Publishing: 2007
Publisher: Rural Water Supply Network
Institution: Skat

A power point presentation on general aspects of Quality Control for Handpumps

Module 1: Defining Quality Standards; Pre-qualification of manufacturers;Selection of Inspection Agencies; Quality Control Manual; Final assessment of manufacturers and
Registration as “Certified Supplier”; Registration as “Certified Supplier”

Module 2: Internal Quality Control

Module 3: External Quality Control

Contract Management and Categorization of Risk National Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes, November 2009 in Khartoum, Sudan

Downloads: 48


Author: DANERT, K., ARMSTRONG, T., ADEKILE, D., DUFFAU, B., OUEDRAOGO, I. & KWEI, C.
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: RWSN
Institution: UNICEF, USAID

Sustainable Groundwater Development in Africa: More than Engineering Keynote for Oklahoma University WaTER Conference 2015

Downloads: 104


Author: DANERT, K.
Year of Publishing: 2015
Publisher: Skat Foundation
Institution: Skat Foundation

Cost-Effective Boreholes in Sierra Leone (Report 1) - Workshop in July 2013

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Author: DANERT, K, ADEKILE, D & THOMAS, M
Year of Publishing: 2013
Publisher: Skat Foundation
Institution: Skat Foundation

A one and a half day workshop (4th/5th July 2013) on cost-Effective Boreholes in Sierra Leone (attended by 40 partcipants from throughout the country) was designed to:
- Raise awareness and understanding of groundwater;
- Take the first steps towards developing a code of practice for cost-effective boreholes
- Enable discussion on governance issues, particularly with respect to roles and responsibilities and procedures followed.
- Explore the linkages between the “cost-effective boreholes project” and other initiatives in the country

Webinar 2012 (UNICEF-RWSN ) on Cost Effective Boreholes December 2012

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Author: DANERT, K
Year of Publishing: 2012
Publisher:
Institution: RWSN-UNICEF

A webinar was held on the 11th December, hosted by UNICEF, on the topic of “Groundwater Matters: Drinking Water for Rural People”. After an introduction by Dr Cecilia Scharp of UNICEF, the audience were invited to ask questions to a panel comprising Mr John Chilton (International Association of Hydrogeologist), Dr Peter Harvey (UNICEF, East and Southern Africa), Dr Alice Aureli (UNESCO) and Mr Thato Setloboko (Government of Botswana), moderated by Dr Kerstin Danert.

You can view the recording of the webinar here: https://unicef200.webex.com/unicef200/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=117842737&rKey=c03106a292416a2e

Webinar Series 2014 (UNICEF- RWSN) on Manual Drilling/Webinaires sur le sujet de Forage Manuel Five Interactive webinars, which aim to promote South-South sharing. Une séries de cinq (5) Webinaires sur le sujet de Forage Manuel.

Downloads: 1687


Author: DANERT K
Year of Publishing: 2014
Publisher: UNICEF/RWSN
Institution: UNICEF/RWSN

Manual Drilling has now been successfully implemented in many countries, with several taking it to scale. The webinars will provide participants with an opportunity to learn from the successes and challenges experienced from different organisations and trigger discussion, with time for questions and exchange of perspectives.
Webinars are in both French and English, with corresponding summaries also being made available in both languages.

Le but est de partager vos expériences et contribuer au débat dans la région Sud
Beaucoup de pays ont achevé de succès dans leur entretien du programme de forage manuel. Plusieurs de ces pays maintenant mettent à l’échelle le programme. Les sessions auront deux parties. Dans la première partie, vous apprendrez des succès et des difficultés dont UNICEF et ses partenaires font face à en ménageant un programme de forage manuel. Dans la deuxième partie, vous êtes invitez à poser des questions et faire des commentaires. Les sessions sont en Anglais et en Français; aussi que les matériaux des présentations et des discussions.

Drilling Cost Estimation and Cost-Saving Analysis

Downloads: 270


Author: CARTER, R. C.
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: RWSN
Institution: WaterAid

Description of the RWSN/Cranfield University Drilling Costs Model v2.5 and anlysis of cost saving opportunities. Note that this paper was presented at the National Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes in Khartoum, Sudan in November 2009.

Drilling of cost effective boreholes in Southern Sudan

Downloads: 59


Author: BOL MALEK, M.
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (Southern Sudan)
Institution:

Presentation by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI), Government of Southern Sudan at the National Workshop in Cost-Effective Boreholes, Khartoum, November 2009.

Private Sector Perspectives on Cost-Effective Boreholes - South Sudan International Workshop on Cost-Effective Boreholes (CEB) in Sudan

Downloads: 51


Author: AWOL, M. A. M.
Year of Publishing: 2009
Publisher: South Sudan Drilling Services Ltd.
Institution:

A cost effective borehole may be understood or defined as a borehole that is delivered to a community at lowest cost, of good quality technical construction ( drilling, casing, screening, grouting, well development, test pumping, platform construction & Installation), of good yield, and able to function and serve the beneficiary community for long time at minimum maintenance cost.9.

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