Credit: Saskia Nowicki; Interviews at a hand pump in Kitui, Kenya

29 April 2020

Rural water quality monitoring within reach: moving beyond the quantity vs. quality mindset

Water quality monitoring is an important part of managing water safety, but is often considered a secondary priority. Saskia Nowicki discusses why we need to move beyond the water quantity versus quality dichotomy.

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Woman collecting water from a tube well in Polder 29, Khulna district. Credit: Sonia Hoque

6 January 2020

ECR Feature | Towards achieving SDG 6.1 in coastal Bangladesh: the key role of groundwater and water quality

Tanjila Akhter, Lecturer at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses some of the key drinking water challenges coastal Bangladesh faces in light of SDG6.1 target.

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Florence at Kakemera Community handpump (May 2018) | Documentation of groundwater sources and their hydrogeological setting in the Lodwar area allows for a detailed understanding of their operational, water quality and pollution status, and the potential for resource development

9 December 2019

ECR Feature | Groundwater is a vital invisible resource – to use it, we need to better understand it and make it visible

Early Career Researcher Florence Tanui, Ph.D. Fellow in Geology at the University of Nairobi, shares key insights from the groundwater research she has been leading in Lodwar, Kenya, as part of REACH.

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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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