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WSUP – Climate-proofing urban WASH

June 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP): Practice Note 4: Climate-proofing urban WASH: a rapid assessment method, 2011.

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Climate change is happening, and the urban poor are extremely vulnerable to its impacts. Demand for water and sanitation services in low-income urban areas is likely to increase, while flooding and water shortages may become more frequent.

This Practice Note outlines a rapid assessment method, developed for WSUP by Cranfield University, that can be used to plan the climate-proofing of a city’s water and sanitation services.

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WSUP – GIS & mapping tools

June 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Water and Sanitation for thew Urban Poor (WSUP): Practice Note 3: GIS & mapping tools for water and sanitation infrastructure, 2011.

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Recently developed tools that enable web-based geographical representation of data have exciting applications in the design and monitoring of WASH systems. This note introduces three tools currently being used in the sector.

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Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

August 11, 2010 Leave a comment

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) is a not-for-profit partnership between development NGOs and the private sector.

It is supported by academia and a pool of specialists, which represents a unique approach by engaging utilities, municipalities, governments, businesses and communities to achieve real, meaningful and practical solutions to the urban water sanitation problem.

WSUP works with and is guided by local service providers, providing specialised assistance in addressing this complex challenge. Its members and partners each contribute their particular skills and experience, pooling their strengths for greater effectiveness and reach.

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