Checklist on integrating gender into agricultural water management
Agricultural Water Management (AWM) is essential to food security, but it also plays a fundamental role in building human capital in rural areas. This checklist on gender in AWM recognises the importance of multiple-use in that.
Multiple use water service, a way for better livelihood in rural areas
This presentation is the introduction to the side event called “Multiple use water service, a way for better livelihood in rural areas”, which was held at the 22nd ICID Congress which took place from 14-20 September 2014 in Gwangju, Korea. The presentation looks at a few main guidelines to properly design, build, operate and manage multiple-use water systems and services.
Solidarity between water usages for sustainability in France
This presentation by François Brelle of SCP gives examples of solidarity between usages for sustainability in France. This presentation was given during a side event called “Multiple use water service, a way for better livelihood in rural areas”, at the 22nd ICID Congress which took place from 14-20 September 2014 in Gwangju, Korea.
Guidelines for planning and providing multiple-use water services
Presentation on multiple-use water services (MUS) and the MUS group was given at a side event at the 22nd ICID Congress. This Congress took place from 14-20 September 2014 in Gwangju, Korea.
Global: Multiple Use Water Services - Potentials and Challenges for Rural and Peri-urban Dwellers
This is the synthesis report of the e-discussion on multiple-use water services which was held from 28 April - 24 May 2014.
Senegal: the productive use of rural piped water
Article on The productive use of rural piped water in Senegal by Ralph Hall, Eric Vance and Emily van Houweling in the Water Alternatives journal, Volume 7, issue 3.
About the MUS Group
Presentation by Stef Smits about the MUS Group; the background, organization, activities, products, funding, report over the past period and the outlook.
Moving towards a MUS approach
Presentation by Katie Spooner of CAFOD on moving towards a MUS approach and building resilience and sustainability.
Developing arrangements for community management of multiple use services in Honduras
Presentation by Stef Smits and Andrès Gil of IRC on background, context, technology costs, water resources, institutional arrangements and tariffs for MUS in Honduras.
Harnessing the transformative power of water to sustainably improve people’s health and livelihoods
Presentation by Mary Renwick of Winrock International on MUS and Winrock.
MUS and water resources in Kenya
Presentation by Simon Maddrell of Excellent, pioneers of sand dams, on MUS, water security and sand dams in Kenya.
Community based integrated water resources management programme in Banibango and Soumatte
Presentation by Nega Legesse of Oxfam on community based water resources management in Niger.
Use of multiple water sources
Presentation of findings of a DFID study carried out by the University of Leeds, University of North Carolina, University of East Anglia and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Multiple Use Services of Water
Presentation by Tidiane Diallo, Regional Technical Adviser of WaterAid West Africa on practices and experiences in the West Africa region.
MUS and Water Resources Managment
Presentation by Lucien Damiba of WaterAid on community based water resources management (CBWRM) in West Africa.
Multiple Use Systems and equity in the Sahel, Burkina Faso
Presentation by Julia Boulenouar of Aguaconsult on the WA-WASH programme and the IRC/Triple-S component in it. This entails supporting national and local government in achieving sustainable service delivery in the Sahel Region.
Nepal: Solar multiple use water system
This video has been produced with the support of Renewable World on delivering renewable energy services to remote and marginal communities.
Public health and social benefits of at-house water supplies
A mix of secondary and primary research was conducted to examine the hypothesis that access to an at-house water supply will deliver significantly greater health, social and economic benefits than those derived from a shared public water supply.
The cost of a knowledge silo: a systematic re-review of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions
Divisions between communities, disciplinary and practice, impede understanding of how complex interventions in health and other sectors actually work and slow the development and spread of more effective ones.
Zambia: Local-level integrated water resource management
This process document reports on the integrated water resource management (IWRM) and food security project in Kafue Basin in Zambia.
Swaziland: Local-level integrated water resource management
This report documents the experiences in Swaziland, where the Swaziland Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (SWADE) was the implementing agent of the project ‘Capacity Building for the Lavumisa Irrigation Development Project’.
Malawi: Local-level integrated water resource management
This process document reports on the IWRM and Rural Livelihood Project in Dzimphutsi, Malawi.
Mozambique: Local-level integrated water resource management
This document reports on the IWRM Demonstration Project: Improved livelihoods in lower Limpopo carried out in Ndonga community, Mozambique.
Nepal: Community-Driven Multiple Use Water Services
This article on lessons learned from the Rural Village Water Resources Management Project in Nepal has been published in the journal Water Alternatives (Vol 7, Issue 1). The project in the Far and Mid-Western development regions of Nepal. These regions are characterised by poverty, remoteness, rugged terrain, food insecurity, water scarcity, and post-conflict legacy. Water provision for domestic and productive uses provides opportunities to address poverty and livelihoods in environments with highly decentralised governance. This study explores the first-hand lessons learned in the RVWRMP in Nepal since 2006.
MUS in large irrigation systems
This document, developed by the FAO, presents the conceptual and practical approaches proposed for auditing multiple services in large irrigation systems. It is called MASSMUS, which stands for Mapping System and Services for Multiple Uses of Water Services.