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Matching water services with water needs

Rural and peri-urban people need water for drinking, cooking, washing, sanitation, watering animals, growing food and generating income. Multiple-use water services (MUS) take this range of needs as the starting point. This briefing note describes the benefits of the MUS approach in terms of sustainability, livelihoods and resilience. It also outlines what is needed to implement MUS and how to overcome barriers to its introduction.

TitleMatching water services with water needs
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMUS Group
Pagination4 p. : 4 fig., 1 tab.
Date Published06/2013
PublisherIRC
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Rural and peri-urban people need water for drinking, cooking, washing, sanitation, watering animals, growing food and generating income. Multiple-use water services (MUS) take this range of needs as the starting point. This briefing note describes the benefits of the MUS approach in terms of sustainability, livelihoods and resilience. It also outlines what is needed to implement MUS and how to overcome barriers to its introduction.

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URLhttps://www.musgroup.net/node/6
Citation Key83388