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Operation and maintenance of rural handpump water supply systems in Ghana, West Africa

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:08 authored by Sam Owusu
A brief outline is given of major rural handpump water supply projects undertaken in Ghana until year 1984. The present status of the operation and maintenance of the result­ing water supply systems is given. Activities to be carried out to improve the maintenance set-ups in future, including plans to involve the well users in their operation and mainte­nance, are also discussed.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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WEDC Conference

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OWUSU, S., 1985. Operation and maintenance of rural handpump water supply systems in Ghana, West Africa. IN: Ince, M. (ed). Water and sanitation in Africa: Proceedings of the 11th WEDC International Conference, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 15-19 April 1985, pp.72-75.

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© WEDC, Loughborough University

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1985

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This is a conference paper.

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WEDC_ID:11676

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