- Performance-based funding for reliable rural water services in Africa. Uptime consortium | May 2019 | Working Paper | D. McNicholl, R. Hope, A. Money, A. Lane, A. Armstrong, N. van der Wilk, M. Dupuis, A. Harvey, C. Nyaga, S. Womble, D. Favre, J. Allen, J. Katuva, T. Barbotte, E. Buhungiro, P. Thomson, and J. Koehler
- Hybridity and Blended Finance | August 2018 | World Water Council Report | Alex Money
- Determinants of Customer Payment Behaviours in the Urban Water Sector: Evidence from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | March 2016 | Working Paper | Aaron Krolikowski and Rob Hope
- Financial Sustainability for Universal Rural Water Services | August 2015 | Working Paper | Oxford/RFL/UNICEF.
- Insuring against Rural Water Risk - Evidence from Kwale, Kenya | August 2015 | Working Paper | Tim Foster, Rob Hope and Patrick Thomson
- Gro for GooD Inception Workshop Report | June 2015 | Workshop Report | Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
- From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services - Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya | March 2014 | Working Paper | Rob Hope, Patrick Thomson, Johanna Koehler, Tim Foster and Mike Thomas
- Wireless Water: Improving Urban Water Provision Through Mobile Finance Innovations | April 2013 | Aaron Krolikowski, Xiaolan Fu, Rob Hope
- Mobile Water Payment Innovations in East Africa | 2012 | Rob Hope, Tim Foster, Aaron Krolikowski, Ilana Cohen
- Smart Water Systems | April 2011 | Rob Hope, Alex Money, Michael Rouse, Tim Foster
Research and Policy Briefs
- A multi-decadal and social-ecological systems analysis of community waterpoint behaviours in rural Kenya | May 2018 | Research Brief | Tim Foster and Rob Hope
- Evaluating waterpoint sustainability and access implications of revenue collection approaches in rural Kenya | May 2018 | Research Brief | Tim Foster and Rob Hope
- A critical mass analysis of community-based financing of water services in rural Kenya | May 2018 | Research Brief | Tim Foster
- Risk factors associated with rural water supply failure: A 30-year retrospective study of handpumps on the south coast of Kenya | May 2018 | Research Brief | Tim Foster, Juliet Willetts, Mike Lane, Patrick Thomson, Jacob Katuva and Rob Hope
- How has devolution fared in its first term? Responses from Kwale County at the end of the transition period | February 2017 | Policy Brief | Johanna Koehler
- Poverty Transitions in Kwale County | February 2017 | Policy Brief | Jacob Katuva
- Water policy choices in Kenya's 47 Counties | February 2016 | Policy Brief | Johanna Koehler
- Distributed Monitoring of Shallow Aquifer Level using Community Handpumps | September 2015 | Briefing Note | Patrick Thomson, Heloise Greef, Farah Colchester, David Cilfton and Rob Hope
- Pathways to Water Stewardship in Nairobi | November 2014 | Briefing Note | Rob Hope
- Garrick, D., De Stefano, L., Yu, W., Jorgensen, I., O'Donnell, E., Turley, L., Aguilar-Barajas, I., Dai, X., de Souza Leão, R., Punjabi, B., Schreiner, B., Svensson, J. and Wight, C. (2019) Rural water for thirsty cities: a systematic review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions. Environmental Research Letters, 14(4). 043003.
- Grasham, C.F., Korzenevica, M. and Charles, K.J. (2019) On considering climate resilience in urban water security: a review of the vulnerability of the urban poor in sub‐Saharan Africa. WIREs Water.
- Greeff, H., Manandhar, A., Thomson, P., Hope, R. and Clifton, D.A. (2019) Distributed inference condition monitoring system for rural infrastructure in the developing world. IEEE Sensors Journal, 19(5): 1820-1828.
- Nowicki, S., Lapworth, D.J., Ward, J.S.T., Thomson, P. and Charles, K. (2019) Tryptophan-like fluorescence as a measure of microbial contamination risk in groundwater. Science of The Total Environment, 646: 782-791.
- Thomson, P., Bradley, D., Katilu, A., Katuva, J., Lanzoni, M., Koehler, J. and Hope, R. (2019) Rainfall and groundwater use in rural Kenya. Science of The Total Environment, 649: 722-730.
- Foster, T., Willetts, J., Lane, M., Thomson, P., Katuva, J. and Hope, R. (2018) Risk factors associated with rural water supply failure: A 30-year retrospective study of handpumps on the south coast of Kenya. Science of The Total Environment, 626: 156-164.
- Garrick, D.E. (2018) Decentralisation and drought adaptation: Applying the subsidiarity principle in transboundary river basins. Interational Journal of the Commons, 12(1): 301-331.
- Garrick, D.E., Hernandez-Mora, N. and O'Donnell, E. (2018) Water markets in federal countries: comparing coordination institutions in Australia, Spain and the Western USA. Regional Environmental Change, 18(6): 1-14.
- Garrick, D.E., Schlager, E., de Stefano, L. and Villamayor-Tomas, S. (2018) Managing the cascading risks of droughts: institutional adaptation in transboundary rivers. Earth's Future, 6(6): 809-827.
- Grafton, R.Q., Williams, J., Perry, C.J., Molle, F., Ringler, C., Steduto, P., Udall, B., Wheeler, S.A., Wang, Y., Garrick, D. and Allen, R.G. (2018) The paradox of irrigation efficiency. Science, 361(6404).
- Hirpa, F.A., Dyer, E., Hope, R., Olago, D.O. and Dadson, S.J. (2018) Finding sustainable water futures in data-sparse regions under climate change: Insights from the Turkwel River basin, Kenya. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 19: 124-135.
- Hoque, S.F. and Hope, R. (2018) The water diary method – proof-of-concept and policy implications for monitoring water use behaviour in rural Kenya. Water Policy, 20(4): 725-743.
- Hoque, S.F., Quinn, C.H. and Sallu, S. (2018) Differential livelihood adaptation to social-ecological change in coastal Bangladesh. Regional Environmental Change, 18: 451-463.
- Koehler, J. (2018) Exploring policy perceptions and responsibility of devolved decision-making for water service delivery in Kenya's 47 county governments. Geoforum, 92: 68-80.
- Koehler, J., Rayner, S., Katuva, J., Thomson, P. and Hope, R. (2018) A cultural theory of drinking water risks, values and institutional change. Global Environmental Change, 50: 268-277.
- Shand, P., Darling, W.G., Smedley, P.L., Bath, A.H., Mather, J., Melo, T., Hinsby, K., Whitehead, P.G. and Hope, R. (2018) Professor W Mike Edmunds: a pioneer in applied hydrogeochemistry and champion of international collaboration. Hydrogeology Journal, 21(1): 351-356.
- Sinha, R., Gilmont, M., Hope, R. and Dadson, S. (2018) Understanding the effectiveness of investments in irrigation system modernization: evidence from Madhya Pradesh, India. International Journal of Water Resources Development.
- Whitehead, P.G., Bussi, G., Hossain, M.A., Dolk, M., Das, P., Comber, S., Peters, R., Charles, K.J., Hope, R., Hossain, S. (2018) Restoring water quality in the polluted Turag-Tongi-Balu river system, Dhaka: Modelling nutrient and total coliform intervention strategies. Science of The Total Environment, 631-632: 223-232.
- Colchester, F., Marais, H., Thomson, P., Hope, R. and Clifton, D. (2017) Accidental infrastructure for groundwater monitoring in Africa. Environmental Modelling & Software, 91: 241-250.
- Dadson, S., Hall, J.W., Garrick, D., Sadoff, C., Whittington, D. and Grey, D. (2017) Water security, risk, and economic growth: insights from a dynamical systems model. Water Resources Research, 53(8): 6425-6438.
- Foster, T. (2017) A critical mass analysis of community-based financing of water services in rural Kenya. Water Resources and Rural Development, 10: 1-13.
- Foster, T. and Hope, R. (2017) Evaluating waterpoint sustainability and access implications of revenue collection approaches in rural Kenya. Water Resources Research, 53(2): 1473-1490.
- Garrick, D.E. (2017) Water security and adaptation to climate extremes in transboundary rivers of North America. In, Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. (eds.) Water Policy and Governance in Canada. Springer. pp. 121-137.
- Garrick, D.E., Hall, J.W., Dobson, A., Damania, R., Grafton, R.Q., Hope, R., Hepburn, C., Bark, R., Boltz, F., De Stefano, L., O'Donnell, E., Matthews, N. and Money, A. (2017) Valuing water for sustainable development. Science, 358(6366): 1003-1005.
- Hope, R. (2017) A poor choice? Public policy, social choice and the right to water. In, Langford, M. and Russell, A.F.S. (eds.) The Human Right to Water. Cambridge University Press. pp. 601-602. ISBN: 9780511862601.
- Hoque, S.F., Quinn, C.H. and Sallu, S. (2017) Resilience, political ecology, and well-being: an interdisciplinary approach to understanding social-ecological change in coastal Bangladesh. Ecology and Society, 22(2): 1-20.
- Money, A. (2017) Corporate Water Risk and Return. Chapter 9 in, Pereira, L.M., McElroy, C.A., Littaye, A. and Girard, A.M. (eds.) Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies. Routledge, London. 278 pp. ISBN: 9781138904095.
- Roic, K., Garrick, D. and Qadir, M. (2017) The Ebb and Flow of Water Conflicts: A Case Study of India and Pakistan. In, Adeel, Z. and Wirsing, R.G. (eds.) Imagining Industan. Springer International Publishing. pp. 49-66.
- Foster, T. and Hope, R. (2016) A multi-decadal and social-ecological systems analysis of community waterpoint payment behaviours in rural Kenya. Journal of Rural Studies, 47(A): 85-96.
- Koehler, J., Thomson, P. and Hope, R. (2016) Mobilizing payments for water service sustainability. In, Broken Pumps and Promises: Incentivizing Impact in Environmental Health. Springer International Publishing. pp. 57-76. ISBN: 978-3-319-28641-9.
- Kovacs, E.K., Kumar, C., Agarwal, C., Adams, W.M., Hope, R.A. and Vira, B. (2016) The politics of negotiation and implementation: a reciprocal water access agreement in the Himalayan foothills, India. Ecology and Society, 21(2): 37.
- Hope, R. (2015) Is community water management the community's choice? Implications for water and development policy in Africa. Water Policy, 17(4): 664-678.
- Koehler, J., Thomson, P. and Hope, R. (2015) Pump-priming payments for sustainable water services in rural Africa. World Development, 74: 397-411.
- Colchester, F.E., Greeff, H., Thomson, P., Hope, R. and Clifton, D.A. (2014) Smart Handpumps: A Preliminary Data Analysis. IET Appropriate Healthcare Technologies (AHT), London, 2014, pp. 1-4.
- Girard, A.M. (2014) Stepping into formal politics: women's engagement in formal political processes in irrigation in rural India. World Development, 57: 1-18.
- Krolikowski, A. (2014) Can mobile-enabled payment methods reduce petty corruption in urban water provision? Water Alternatives, 7(1): 235-255.
- Money, A. (2014) Corporate water risk: a critique of prevailing best practice. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 4(1): 42-59.
- Money, A. (2014) Corporate water risk: investor tolerance of the status quo. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 4(1): 60-75.
- Closas, A. (2013) Norias, boreholes and the role of the state during the groundwater 'silent revolution' in La Mancha, Spain. Hydrogeology Journal, 22(5): 1179-1192.
- Foster, T. (2013) Predictors of sustainability for community-managed handpumps in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. Environmental Science and Technology, 47(21): 12037-12046.
- Girard, A.M. (2013) Gender and public choice in rural India: can female leaders really influence local governance? Journal of Gender Studies, 24(5): 528-548.
- Hope, R.A. and Rouse, M. (2013) Risks and responses to universal drinking water security. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 371(2002): 1-23.
- Foster, T., Hope, R.A., Thomas, M., Cohen, I., Krolikowski, A. and Nyaga, C. (2012) Impacts and Implications of mobile water payments in East Africa. Water International, 37(7): 788-804.
- Hope, R.A., Foster T. and Thomson, P. (2012) Reducing risks to rural water security in Africa. Ambio, 41(7): 773-776.
- Hope, R.A., Foster, T., Money, A. and Rouse, M. (2012) Harnessing mobile communications innovations for water security. Global Policy, 3(4): 433-442.
- Thomson, P., Hope, R.A. and Foster, T. (2012) GSM-enabled remote monitoring of rural handpumps: A proof of concept study. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 14(4): 829-839.
- Thomson, P., Hope, R.A. and Foster, T. (2012) Is silence golden? Of mobiles, monitoring and rural water supplies. Waterlines, 31(4): 280-292.
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