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Planning Monitoring and Review
Screenshot of DiscoverWater.co.uk's website

DiscoverWater.uk.org

Year of publication:
2020
DiscoverWater.co.uk is a 'dashboard' bringing together key information about water companies in England and Wales in one place for customers. The dashboard presents the data in a highly visual, clear and simple format, serving as an example for water companies in other countries.
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Crosscutting Areas
Covershot of UKWIR's PDF on alleviating water poverty.

Defining Water Poverty and Evaluating Existing Information and Approaches to Reduce Water Poverty

Year of publication:
2020
This study provides practical insights and recommendations to water companies as well as for consumer bodies, regulators, policymakers, and the water industry more widely, aiming to enable the industry to take positive steps to address the challenge of water poverty. Chapter 6 in particular, "Approach Toolkit for Alleviating Poverity" while focusing on the UK water sector, could be useful in any part of the world.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Year of publication:
2018
The Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository contains data on over half a million water points around the world and can be used to improve decisions and inform learning.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides a global standard for collecting and sharing data on water points.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
JMP Global Database

JMP Global Database

Year of publication:
2017
The purpose of the WHO/UNICEF JMP Data portal is to make available reliable estimates of national, regional and global progress on WASH to inform decision making by government, donor and civil society organisations. It allows users to explore the latest country, regional and global statistics (including new data for sub-national regions and wealth quintiles), create and share customised charts, and to download the data for further analysis.

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Sector Financing
Covershot of the UNICEF Public Expenditures Tools Guidance PDF

Choosing Public Expenditure Analytical Tools for Use in the WASH Sector

Year of publication:
2017
This Guideline provides an introduction to the most relevant expenditure analysis tools for the WASH sector – Public Expenditure Reviews, Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, TrackFin WASH Accounts and Budget briefs.
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Institutional Arrangements
The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

Year of publication:
2017
The handbook compiles and annotates extracts from international law and mechanisms, thereby demonstrating how the various frameworks contribute to the realisation of those rights. It targets civil society, parliamentarians, government officials and other actors to help a better understanding of the broader context of the rights to water and sanitation with the aim of strengthening their work in these areas at national level.

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Sector Financing
WASHCOST Calculator

WASHCOST Calculator

Year of publication:
2013
The WASHCost calculator app helps to better plan and evaluate sanitation and water services using cost and service level data. More specifically, it aims to ease the use or planning of the life cycle costs approach by governments, multilaterals, training institutions, International NGOs and donors.

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Institutional Arrangements
Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Year of publication:
2013
The aim of the Protocol on Water and Health is to improve access to drinking water and sanitation and to protect human health through better water management and protection of ecosystems. This Guide is designed especially for government officials and agencies who manage the process of public participation.

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Sector Financing
Covershot of World Bank PER Guidance Note PDF

GUIDANCE NOTE Public Expenditure Review from the Perspective of the Water and Sanitation Sector

Year of publication:
2012
The objective of this Guidance Note is to provide World Bank staff with a body of knowledge and good practice guidelines to help them evaluate the allocation of public resources to water and sanitation services in a consistent manner and to increase their knowledge of public expenditure issues in the sector.
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Sector Financing
IRC-DWA Budget Note PDF Covershot

Briefing Note on budget tracking approaches in the WASH sector: methods, applicability and examples

Year of publication:
2012
In this note, budget tracking approaches and methods, and its applicability within the WASH sector are discussed, to offer insight into how and whether it can be applied within the Dutch Water Alliance's (DWA) programme. These may be relevant to other WASH Alliances or stakeholders.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool

WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)

Year of publication:
2011
WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
Cover page of the publication

Understanding the WASH Sector

Year of publication:
2010
Intended for implementation partners and/or civil society organizations, this framework outlines how to carry out an analysis of the capability, accountability and responsiveness (CAR) of the WASH sector at the national level.
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Crosscutting Areas
Collecting the Drops A Water Sustainability Planner

Collecting the Drops: A Water Sustainability Planner

Year of publication:
2007
This tool has been developed to provide facility staff or operating division staff the tools and guidance to perform an assessment of their facility’s water use and the impacts on the local or regional water supply.

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Institutional Arrangements
A User’s Guide to Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

A User’s Guide to Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

Year of publication:
2003
This is a user guide for carrying out Poverty and Social impact analysis (PSIA) of policy reforms relevant to all sectors, including WASH. It also elaborates on the broad range of analytical tools and techniques that can be used for PSIA. It is intended for practitioners undertaking PSIA in developing countries.
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