Universal access by 2030: will there be enough water? 14 Dec 2014 | Louise Whiting

The over-exploitation of water resources could have a huge effect on WaterAid’s mission to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030. We can lead the WASH sector in increasing engagement with management of water resources, and ensure protection of the water the world’s poorest people need for drinking, cooking, bathing, sanitation and hygiene. But to do this, we must recognise that competition for water is a growing issue, build on existing efforts to increase water security and conduct vigorous, evidence-based advocacy.

WaterAid response to UN Secretary General’s synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda 18 Dec 2014

WaterAid responds to the UN Secretary-General’s synthesis report The road to dignity by 2030: ending poverty, transforming all lives and protecting the planet, which builds on a solid foundation laid by the Open Working Group report. We offer our recommendations for the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and highlight that 2015 can be a transformative year for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

Compendium of accessible WASH technologies 3 Dec 2014 | Hazel Jones and Jane Wilbur

This Compendium of accessible WASH technologies is designed for use by staff working directly with communities, such as health workers and community volunteers working with disabled and older people and their families in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.

Access for the poor and excluded 1 Sep 2009 | Nat Mason

This discussion paper helps to explain and structure tariffs and subsidies for the urban poor. Available to view in English and French.

Our water, our waste, our town 1 Sep 2009 | WaterAid

Our water, our waste, our town is a training tollkit that offers support to civil society in engaging in urban water and sanitation reforms. This engagement can span from acting as advocates of alternative views to providing services within a reforming system

Sustainable sanitation in cities: a framework for action 1 Jan 2011 | Christoph Lüthi, Arne Panesar, Thorsten Schütze, Anna Norström, Jennifer McConville, Jonathan Parkinson, Darren Saywell, Rahul Ingle

This framework examines some of the methods that have worked well in urban sanitation. Published by the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), of which WaterAid is a member.

The urban programming guide 2 Mar 2014 | Andy Peal and Sam Drabble

A guide to urban sanitation programming produced by Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), of which, WaterAid is a founding member. WSUP works to strengthen water utilities to demonstrate and scale up successful models for services to improve services for low-income consumers in developing cities.