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The Davis group has conducted field research in more than a dozen countries, including most recently Uganda, Zambia and India. More than 30 graduate students and post-docs have obtained training in the field working on projects to support equitable access and effective management of water supply and sanitation services.

Our research initiatives include:

Linkages between extreme poverty, infrastructure and climate change

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School-based water, sanitation and hygiene interventions

Rural water infrastructure maintenance

Point of collection water disinfection for safe water access

Improving sustainability of WASH services in rural healthcare facilities

Benefits of piped water transition in rural Zambia