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Table 2

Current state of IWS in different countries*

Country% population of IWSDuration and pattern of supplyAdditional information
India 100 2–4 hours  
Jordan 100 Twice per week  
Lebanon 100   
Palestine 100   
Philippines 100 On average 19 hours  
India 95   
India 95   
Zimbabwe 90 8 hours, 4 times per week  
Kenya 80 6–48 hours per week  
Mexico 73   
Mexico 69  50% with pressure deficiency 
Zimbabwe 60 12 hours every other day  
Nepal 58 1 hour daily or 1–3 hours weekly/every 15 days  
Zambia 55 5 hours  
India 40   
Iraq   High percentage of population on IWS 
Iran   20% of rural area and a few cases in urban area 
Malaysia   Occasionally 
Portugal   5% with no access to the piped water system 
Romania   Small communities 
Zambia   No official data 
Country% population of IWSDuration and pattern of supplyAdditional information
India 100 2–4 hours  
Jordan 100 Twice per week  
Lebanon 100   
Palestine 100   
Philippines 100 On average 19 hours  
India 95   
India 95   
Zimbabwe 90 8 hours, 4 times per week  
Kenya 80 6–48 hours per week  
Mexico 73   
Mexico 69  50% with pressure deficiency 
Zimbabwe 60 12 hours every other day  
Nepal 58 1 hour daily or 1–3 hours weekly/every 15 days  
Zambia 55 5 hours  
India 40   
Iraq   High percentage of population on IWS 
Iran   20% of rural area and a few cases in urban area 
Malaysia   Occasionally 
Portugal   5% with no access to the piped water system 
Romania   Small communities 
Zambia   No official data 

*Four participants (Brazil, Lebanon, France and unknown location) did not disclose any information about the scale of intermittency in the IWS systems that they are involved. Blank cells indicate that information was not provided.

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