200 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa rely on handpumps to access groundwater © Tim Foster/REACH

27 February 2017

Handpump vibrations could help secure water for millions of people in Africa

Shallow groundwater levels can be estimated by monitoring the up-and-down movement of handpumps, Oxford University researchers have discovered.

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11 October 2016

Introducing the REACH Junior Global Advisory Panel

We’re delighted to welcome 15 outstanding young professionals to the REACH programme as our inaugural Junior Global Advisory Panel.

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28 September 2016

Connecting the Sustainable Development Goals to improve water security for the poor

With new students about to commence the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management at Oxford, we reflect on global developments in water security over the past year.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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