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Community monitoring of borehole construction: a training guideline

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Communities have a right to be informed about decisions affecting their water supply. This GWI participatory training enables communities to oversee the construction phase of their water supply, explaining how to recognise good and bad quality workmanship and how to intervene if necessary. The straightforward sessions are clearly structured, and incorporate discussion modules as well as practical demonstrations.