Managing water locally: an essential dimension of community water development

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Institute of Civil Engineers, Oxfam, WaterAid

This guide explores the role of communities and local government in management of water resources for better water security. It blends water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) with principles and practices of water resource management, and sets out practical steps that can be taken as part of WASH programmes to improve water security in the face of climate change, growing demand for water and environmental degradation.