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Practical lessons from three studies on the management of rural water supply schemes

@inproceedings{Tanzania2009PracticalLF,
  title={Practical lessons from three studies on the management of rural water supply schemes},
  author={Wateraid Tanzania},
  year={2009}
}
A major sustainability challenge threatens to undermine recent efforts to increase spending on rural water supply in Tanzania. Surveys have found that only 54% of existing rural waterpoints are functional, and that only two years after installation, already a quarter of waterpoints are no longer functioning. In the rush to spend new funds, there is a risk that the sustainability of new waterpoints could drop even lower if best practices are not followed and if standards are allowed to fall… 
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