October 2013

With the financial support of the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Special issue: Trends and Developments in Rural Water Supply Services Delivery
Guest editors: Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Trends in rural water supply: Towards a service delivery approach
Patrick Moriarty, Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Water Alternatives 6(3): 329-349              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

How can INGOs help promote sustainable rural water services? An analysis of WaterAid’s approach to supporting local governments in Mali
Stephen Jones

Water Alternatives 6(3): 350-366              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From adopt-a-project to permanent services: The evolution of Water For People’s approach to rural water supply in Bolivia
Kate Fogelberg

Water Alternatives 6(3): 367-383              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The impact of support to community-based rural water service providers: Evidence from Colombia
Stef Smits, Johnny Rojas and Paola Tamayo

Water Alternatives 6(3): 384-404              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Self-supply as a complementary water services delivery model in Ethiopia
John Butterworth, Sally Sutton and Lemessa Mekonta

Water Alternatives 6(3): 405-423              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Assessing unsubsidized self-supply groundwater systems in eastern Madagascar
Michael F. MacCarthy, Jonathan E. Annis and James R. Mihelcic

Water Alternatives 6(3): 424-438              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A qualitative analysis of policy support for sustainable rural water services
Anna Le Gouais and Elise Wach

Water Alternatives 6(3): 439-461              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF



Rethinking existing approaches to water security in remote communities: An analysis of two drinking water systems in Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada
Christina Goldhar, Trevor Bell and Johanna Wolf

Water Alternatives 6(3): 462-486              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perspectives of complexity in water governance: Local experiences of global trends
Michele-Lee Moore

Water Alternatives 6(3): 487-505              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The practices and politics of making policy: Irrigation management transfer in Mexico
Edwin Rap and Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 6(3): 506-531              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF