South Africa’s Equitable Share Formula is a mechanism for transfer of funds from central to local government, to support basic services including water and sanitation. This Finance Brief outlines how the system works, and reports on its use for water and sanitation. There are a number of problems with implementation of the Equitable Share in South Africa; however, we consider that the mechanism per se is good, and can be a useful model for other countries.
- The secrets on how to improve your septic system - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2017The secrets on how to improve your septic system The 17 Nov 2017 Sanitation Updates post of Cor Dietvorst carries a interesting title: The secrets on how to improve your septic system. The details of secret to a good septic system are available at: www.clearpodwater.com/2017/10/25/the-sec...-your-septic-system/ The secrets are: 1: Regular Pumping 2: Regular […]
- Safety in Sanitation - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2017Sewer Line Repairs Claim Life It is fairly common in poor developing countries with low technical excellence in sanitation, to find a sanitary worker killed while working in a sewer line. When this happens in a country like U.S., it is unbelievable. A worker was sent down in a 20- or 24-inch diameter sewer pipe (this is narrow size; how can a sanitation work […]
- Myths in Urban Sanitation - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2017Dear Elisabeth, Yes, your point in first para. You are responding after 2.5 months - just wondering! Regards, F H Mughal
- Myths in Urban Sanitation - by: muench November 23, 2017Dear Mughal, I am wondering what you meant with "no link to Asia"? Do you mean because the footage used in the video is more from African countries? Or would you argue that some of the 7 myths are not at all applicable to Asian countries? If yes, which ones in particular? Regards, Elisabeth
- menstrual cups, MHM work at PATH - by: cecile November 23, 2017Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for this reply. I will forward the information to this NGO in DRC. I am afraid there might be a language barrier with the suppliers. But let's see if they are able to push through. Best regards, Cécile
- The secrets on how to improve your septic system - by: F H Mughal November 23, 2017