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Table 6

Assessment criteria for reliability of rural water supply

 Admassu et al. (2003) Arnold et al. (2013) Asian Development Bank (2009) Bourgois et al. (2013) Davis et al. (2008) Hoko & Hertle (2006) Jiménez & Pérez-Foguet (2011) Kleemeier (2000) Majuru et al. (2012) Moon (2006) Musonda (2004) Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (2008) O'Hara ett al. (2008) Pan American Health Organization (2001) Schweitzer (2009) World Bank– Netherlands Water Partnership (2009) 
Age of water supply system     ✓          ✓ ✓ 
Breakdowns in previous 6 months     ✓           ✓ 
Breakdowns in study period         ✓        
Down time  ✓ ✓  ✓    ✓       ✓ 
Duration of supply hours per day   ✓            ✓  
Duration of supply days per week               ✓  
Duration of supply interruptions in hours/day and days/week             ✓    
Ease of operation of handpumps      ✓     ✓      
Flow rate                 
Hours/days water was available per week  ✓               
Lifespan of water system (proportion functional over a period of time)       ✓   ✓ ✓ ✓     
Number of pumps in use at time of survey                 
Proportion of taps supplying water at time of survey and preceding 3 months        ✓         
Proportion of functional water sources at time of survey ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓  ✓       ✓  ✓ 
Proportion of non-functional water sources at time of survey      ✓           
Ratio of functional water systems in the population          ✓       
Sources with major repairs within last month               ✓  
 Admassu et al. (2003) Arnold et al. (2013) Asian Development Bank (2009) Bourgois et al. (2013) Davis et al. (2008) Hoko & Hertle (2006) Jiménez & Pérez-Foguet (2011) Kleemeier (2000) Majuru et al. (2012) Moon (2006) Musonda (2004) Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (2008) O'Hara ett al. (2008) Pan American Health Organization (2001) Schweitzer (2009) World Bank– Netherlands Water Partnership (2009) 
Age of water supply system     ✓          ✓ ✓ 
Breakdowns in previous 6 months     ✓           ✓ 
Breakdowns in study period         ✓        
Down time  ✓ ✓  ✓    ✓       ✓ 
Duration of supply hours per day   ✓            ✓  
Duration of supply days per week               ✓  
Duration of supply interruptions in hours/day and days/week             ✓    
Ease of operation of handpumps      ✓     ✓      
Flow rate                 
Hours/days water was available per week  ✓               
Lifespan of water system (proportion functional over a period of time)       ✓   ✓ ✓ ✓     
Number of pumps in use at time of survey                 
Proportion of taps supplying water at time of survey and preceding 3 months        ✓         
Proportion of functional water sources at time of survey ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓  ✓       ✓  ✓ 
Proportion of non-functional water sources at time of survey      ✓           
Ratio of functional water systems in the population          ✓       
Sources with major repairs within last month               ✓  
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