New tool: Benchmarking rural water systems by a simple score

New tool: Benchmarking rural water systems by a simple score

New tool: Benchmarking rural water systems by a simple score 

Can the ability to sustain rural water systems be captured by a simple score?

Kristoffer Welsien, Water and Sanitation Specialist at The World Bank, discusses this question on the World Bank's Water Blog. 

He describes a new multipurpose four-page tool, which seeks to measure the likelihood of sustainability by assessing the capacity of a village water committee.