Africa Water and Sanitation Local Authorities Network
  • 26% of Africa's population (244 million) has a piped water connection on their premises.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for over a third of the world's 884 million people who still do not get their drinking water from improved sources.
  • Almost 20% of Sub-Saharan Africa relies on a water source that is more than 30 minutes away from the household.
  • Africa has 9% of global freshwater resources, but 15% of the global population.

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Case Studies

The SURe Water 4 Africa: Developing LoCS project will produce a series of cases studies as part of the project. The documents aim to provide an insight into how each local government achieved its objectives in improving urban water and sanitation services of a target community, through the help of an integrated and participatory action planning process.