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Achieving sustainable operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities: findings from selected primary schools in Northern Uganda
conference contributionposted on 2018-02-12, 15:10 authored by Teo Namata, Francis Mujuni
A number of stakeholders including the local government, non-governmental organizations and donors have invested large sums of money towards improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene practices in Uganda. However, communities still encounter water related challenges because the facilities are poorly maintained. This paper specifically discusses findings of the O&M of rainwater harvesting tanks in selected primary schools in Northern Uganda districts including Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo, Pader and Agago. Roles of key stakeholder towards good O&M of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities in schools are suggested as means to ensure sustainability of the facilities.
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Published inWEDC Conference
CitationNAMATA, T. and MUJUNI, F., 2015. Achieving sustainable operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities: findings from selected primary schools in Northern Uganda. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Water, sanitation and hygiene services beyond 2015 - Improving access and sustainability: Proceedings of the 38th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK, 27-31 July 2015, 5pp.
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NotesThis is a conference paper.