The 2019 UNDP Cap-Net/Skat Foundation online course on Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes enabled 97 participants working for NGOs, the United Nations, governments, private enterprises and academic/training institutions in more than 34 countries to improve their skills and knowledge on: groundwater information and siting; costing and pricing, procurement and contract management ; borehole drilling and supervision and institutional and legal frameworks. The course concludes with participants engaging in dialogue with other stakeholders and determining actions to raise drilling professionalism within their respective organisation and country. The course was also held in 2018.
A sister document has been prepared and is available the public domain: Danert, K (2020) Groundwater and Drilling: Insights from over 50 Countries, Skat Foundation, St. Gallen, Switzerland, | »
This report draws together the insights on drilling on groundwater and drilling from 181 participants that were shared on the 2018 and 2019 UNDP Cap-Net/Skat Foundation courses entitled Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes. The report provides insights into groundwater dependency, self-supply, groundwater data, siting, supervision, procurement and contract management, the institutional and legal framework, and the drilling industry from over 50 countries. | »
Los miembros del RWSN reciben un boletín electrónico trimestral, disponible en inglés y francés. La secretaría de la RWSN está tratando de poner este recurso a disposición de sus miembros de habla hispana. Si desea recibir noticias del RWSN en español, envíenos un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org con el título Noticias en español. | »
The rural water supply sector is undergoing a period of change. In response to the challenges of achieving universal access to safe, affordable drinking water and sustaining those services, there has been increasing innovation in different types of rural water service models.
This Directory is intended to show the growing range of management options. Some are novel interventions that are still being piloted, others have been established for a decade or more.
Also includes: Handpump Statistics 2019 (from WPDx data from Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia-Pacific)
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