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Risk factors associated with rural water supply failure: A 30-year retrospective study of handpumps on the south coast of Kenya

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An improved understanding of failure risks for water supplies in rural sub-Saharan Africa will be critical to achieving the global goal of safe water for all by 2030. In the absence of longitudinal biophysical and operational data, investigations into water point failure risk factors have to date been limited to cross-sectional research designs. This retrospective cohort study applies survival analysis to identify factors that predict failure risks for handpumps installed on boreholes along t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.302

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Smith School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Smith School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Smith School
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Science of the Total Environment Journal website
Volume:
626
Pages:
156–164
Publication date:
2018-01-16
Acceptance date:
2017-12-25
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EISSN:
1879-1026
ISSN:
0048-9697
Pubs id:
pubs:820244
URN:
uri:cd572482-4b29-45d8-831f-13b138ed008a
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uuid:cd572482-4b29-45d8-831f-13b138ed008a
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pubs:820244

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