The presentation covered the rural water challenge and opportunity in Africa, in particular the problems associated with non-functional handpumps and lack of access to safe water. Studies on the use of smart handpumps in Kenya were described and results from a pilot study in Kyuso district presented. The key findings were outlined.
Hope, R. Smart Handpumps - Reliable Service Delivery at Scale in Rural Africa. Presented at IWA, Development Congress, Nairobi,17 October 2013. Oxford University, Oxford, UK (2013) 12 pp.