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Next-Generation Urban WASH Requires Transparent, Innovative Governance

Barbara Rossmiller | Stephen Dunn | Sharon Van Pelt
August 4, 2021
5 Minute Read
Effective governance underpins equitable and efficient service delivery. Explore how developing new and improved methods of governance is critical to addressing the growing challenge of urbanization.
A woman and her child fill barrels with water in South Africa.

More than Pipes and Pumps: Good Governance Drives Improved WASH

Stephen Dunn | Barbara Rossmiller
July 1, 2021
4 Minute Read
In a rapidly urbanizing world, how can cities improve governance to meet the water, sanitation, and hygiene needs of their growing populations, particularly the most vulnerable?
A clarifier at a wastewater treatment facility in South Africa.

Working the System for Improved Water and Sanitation Services

Michael Ashford
May 10, 2021
4 Minute Read
If we aspire to meet the global goal of “availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all,” it’s imperative that we view our water and sanitation systems holistically and stop creating solutions for those systems’ discrete parts.

News: Chemonics Invests in Young Innovators’ Promising Development Solutions


December 5, 2019
3 Minute Read
The company's investment of cash and in-kind services recognizes scalable solutions to global development challenges created at recent UNLEASH global innovation lab.

News: Committing to Integrating WASH in Healthcare Facilities


June 25, 2019
3 Minute Read
Chemonics joined more than 70 organizations pledging to accelerate progress towards ensuring that all healthcare facilities worldwide have basic water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services by 2030 at a recent event hosted by Global Water 2020 and the Global Health Council.

3 Questions with Robyn Tompkins on Planning Strategically for WASH in Botswana

Robyn Tompkins
March 22, 2019
4 Minute Read
On World Water Day, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) specialist Robyn Tompkins discusses Botswana’s journey toward secure, clean, and accessible water resources for its people.

3 Questions with Scott Short on Tackling WASH Challenges in Rural Communities

Scott Short
March 14, 2019
4 Minute Read
Water and natural resource specialist Scott Short shares insight on tackling WASH challenges in rural communities.

Less is More: How Cape Town Became a Model for Water Governance

Joshua Palfreman
August 28, 2018
4 Minute Read
In 2017, Cape Town, South Africa was facing "Day Zero," when the city's water resources would drop to dangerous levels. With progressive behavior and governance, Cape Town's government took decisive action to keep the city from going dry.