Search for dissertations about: "rural water supply thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words rural water supply thesis.

  1. 1. Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Water Supply in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Andrew Quin; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; monitoring and evaluation; rural water supply; Uganda; Sub-Saharan Africa; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Many nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by donors, have increased efforts in their rural water supply programmes within the last few decades. However, these programmes suffer from a range of challenges and problems and, according to recent figures, over half of rural inhabitants in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to safe water supplies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water Supply in Tanzania and Performance of Local Plant Materials in Purification of Turbid Water

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Nancy Marobhe; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Antibacterial effect; Coagulant proteins; Vigna unguiculata; Parkinsonia aculeata; Ion exchange; Tanzania water supply; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Water supply services in urban and rural areas of Tanzania were reviewed and specific studies were carried out on water supply and on purification of turbid water sources using locally available plant materials in rural villages of Singida Rural District. The review showed that large proportions of urban and rural populations in Tanzania face acute water supply problems mainly due to poor planning, implementation and management of water supply projects, including an inability to address social, technical, operation and maintenance and financial issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Arsenic Mitigation A Strategy for Scaling-up Safe Water Access A Strategy for Scaling-up Safe Water Access

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mohammed Hossain; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bangladesh; drinking water; arsenic mitigation; local tubewell driller; sediment color tool; low-manganese; Intermediate Deep aquifer; Land and Water Resources Engineering; Mark- och vattenteknik;

    Abstract : In rural Bangladesh, the drinking water supply is mostly dependent upon manually operated hand pumped tubewells, installed by the local community. The presence of natural arsenic (As) in groundwater and its wide scale occurrence has drastically reduced the safe water access across the country and put tens of millions of people under health risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information, systems and water management Information systems which support water management - cases from rural water supply in Uganda and WFD implementation in the North Baltic River Basin District, Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andrew Quin; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; information support; actors; water management; organisational action; Soft Systems Methodology;

    Abstract : Successfulwater management implies tackling multi-level governance and improvingintegration between sectors. Sound information and related processes will berequired to support water management decision-making at these various levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Supplying rural Kazakhstan with safe water and sanitation

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Engineering

    Author : KAMSHAT TUSSUPOVA; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-11-14]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; access to drinking water; sanitation; rural Kazakhstan; willingness to pay;

    Abstract : Access to safe drinking water and sanitation is essential for both individual and population health as well as for quality of life and dignity. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) require nations to ensure adequate water supply and sanitation for all. READ MORE