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Title: Geographic information systems for rural water supply management
Authors: Masso, Michael
Kakwezi, Alan
Ndahula, Francis
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: MASSO, M. ... et al, 2005. Geographic information systems for rural water supply management. IN: Kayaga, S. (ed). Maximising the benefits from water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 31st WEDC International Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 31 October-4 November 2005, pp. 355-356.
Abstract: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are databases linked to digital maps. Many public and private sectors in Uganda have begun using GIS technology to facilitate more effective analysis, planning, and management. The Bundibugyo District Water Office, in collaboration with the Directorate of Water Development (DWD) and World Harvest Mission (WHM), has actively applied this technology to the area of water resource management. We are currently updating and compiling a database of all water sources. We will then begin producing relevant charts and maps. The end goal is to translate this information into effective action for the operation and maintenance of existing water supply systems and informed planning of future systems.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28908
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