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Safe water in a few days – achieved through community involvement in the first implementation phase of rural water projects

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This approach was first tried out in Uganda in 2004, and has since been applied by Fontes Foundation on numerous occasions in Uganda and Mozambique. The approach has mainly been used for small rural piped water systems, with the main distribution taking place from public taps. After a phase of technical planning, design and community mobilization, all equipment is delivered in the village. Then, a large team from Fontes Foundation puts in place the first infrastructure of the water system together with the community over only a few days.

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Provision of back up support towards sustainable community managed rural water supply schemes

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Eight percent of the population in Sri Lanka depends on community managed small scale rural water supply schemes for their day to day water needs. Those schemes have been constructed during a period of three decades with government or donor funding with community participation. They are operated and managed by user community themselves through Community Based Organizations (CBO). However CBOs have faced many challenges in fulfilling this task

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Grundfos LIFELINK – Sustainable and Transparent Water Solutions for the Majority World

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Grundfos LIFELINK provides sustainable water solutions to developing countries by combining proven pump technology, renewable energy and an innovative service platform with unique solutions for revenue management and remote monitoring.

 

 

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