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Operationalizing Community-Led Water Services for Multiple Uses in South Africa

Water Research Commission
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Evaluations and Research

In spite of considerable government investments in water services provision in rural South Africa, service levels are declining. This research report describes step-wise participatory planning, design and construction processes at community-level as a socio-technical facilitator providing technical and institutional support. Evidence is compiled of the change processes at community, district, provincial and national levels.