Aquaya conducts rigorous research to identify effective strategies for improving access to safe drinking water.

Our Published Reports


Water Business Kit: Kenya

The Water Business Kit: Kenya is a joint publication by Aquaya and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The kit provides a step-by-step guide for starting and managing a water treatment and vending business in Kenya.

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Kenya Water Market Survey

The Kenya Water Market Survey is a joint publication by Aquaya and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This report describes our assessments of consumer demand for treated water among different market segments in Kenya.

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Aquatest

‘Aquatest: Expanding Microbial Water Quality Testing for Drinking Water Management’ provides an overview of the Aquatest research consortium’s efforts to develop appropriate technologies for water testing in low resource settings.

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Please contact us at info@aquaya.org for full reprints of any of the below articles.

1. Khush RS et al. 2013. H2S as an Indicator of Water Supply Vulnerability and Health Risk in Low-Resource Settings: A Prospective Cohort Study. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Published online May 28, 2013; doi:10.4269/ajtmh.13-0067

2. Luoto J et. al. 2012. Learning to Dislike Safe Water Products: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Direct and Peer Experience on Willingness to Pay. Environmental Science and Technology. 46,11:6244-6251

3. Torkelson A et al. 2012. Investigation of Quaternary Ammonium Silane-Coated Sand Filter for the Removal of Bacteria and Viruses from Drinking Water.
Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 5:1196-1207

4. Rahman Z et al. 2011. A Comparative Assessment of Institutional Frameworks for Managing Drinking Water Quality.
The Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development. 1, 4: 242-258.

5. Luoto J et al. 2011. What Point-of-Use Water Treatment Products do Consumers Use? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial among the Urban Poor in Bangladesh.
PLoS ONE. 6,10:e26132

6. Arnold BF et al. 2010. Causal Inference Methods to Study Nonrandomized, Preexisting Development Interventions.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107, 52:22605-22610

7. Albert J et al. 2010. End-User Preferences for and Performance of Competing POU Water Treatment Technologies among the Rural Poor of Kenya.
Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 12:4426-4432

8. Clasen T et al. 2006. The Drinking Water Response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami, including the Role of Household Water Treatment.
Disaster Prevention and Management. 15,1:190-201

Conference Proceedings

Ball M. et. al. (2013) Mobile Data Tools for Improving Information Flow in WASH: Lessons from Three Field Pilots. IRC Symposium 2013: Monitoring Sustainable WASH Service Delivery. Download paper

Rahman. et. al. (2013) Constraints to microbial water quality testing. 36th WEDC International Conference, 2013: Delivering Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in an Uncertain Environment. Download paper

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