Author
BALL, P. & CARTER, R. C.

Year of Publishing
2000

Publisher
Cranfield University

Institution
Silsoe College

Specification And Drawings For The Pounder Rig a human-powered drill rig for constructing shallow small diameter wells for domestic and agricultural water supply

Description:

Despite all the efforts to date to improve access to safe domestic water supply and sanitation in less developed countries, still between 1 and 3 billion people lack these essential services. The causes of this situation are complex, and are not to be resolved through technology alone. However, it is widely accepted that two broad sets of conditions (among others) need to be in place in order for the situation to improve – technologies which are affordable and manageable by user communities, and the institutional arrangements by which communities can gain access to such technologies.
This document is one contribution from one project in one country (Uganda) within which an attempt is under way to address these issues.

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


Bibliographical Information:

BALL, P. & CARTER, R. C. (2000) Specification And Drawings For The Pounder Rig. a human-powered drill rig for constructing shallow small diameter wells for domestic and agricultural water supply , Silsoe College , Cranfield University , Bedfordshire, UK


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