Sustainability Frameworks

Very useful compilation of WASH sustainability frameworks

Improve International

By Susan Davis, Executive Director

At the IRC Symposium on Monitoring for Sustainable Services, I was excited to see there were several presentations on sustainability checks for water and sanitation systems.  The sustainability frameworks contain various combinations of factors including financial, management, institutional / policy, technical, environmental, and community / social.

I think the sector has spent enough time and money reviewing the literature for sustainability factors and developing frameworks and monitoring indicators. Now we all need to apply them to actual water systems, with evaluations years after their construction. And we should build in these principles to our programming from now on. Here are some of the frameworks that I’ve collected.

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