Okotto, L.; Okotto-Okotto, J.; Price, H.; Pedley, S.; Wright, J.

Socio-economic survey of domestic groundwater handling and use for source owners in Kisumu, Kenya in 2014

This datasets contains the anonymised results of a survey of well owners in Kisumu, Kenya. Data includes information on the amount of water abstracted daily from the well and ways in which this water was used and handled, information on other sources of water (e.g. piped utility water and rainwater) and how this is used, and the assets and services that the well owner has access to. Answers from questions to assess food poverty are also included. The surveys were carried out during February and March 2014 and include data from 51 well owners. The data were collected as part of the Groundwater2030 project, which aims to reduce the health problems that result from consumption of contaminated groundwater in urban areas of Africa. The project was co-ordinated by the University of Southampton, with partners at the University of Surrey, the Victoria Institute of Research on Environment and Development (VIRED) International, and the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology. The project was funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and the Department for International Development as part of the Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro) programme.

Publication date: 2014-11-28

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This resource is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

You must cite: Okotto, L.; Okotto-Okotto, J.; Price, H.; Pedley, S.; Wright, J. (2014). Socio-economic survey of domestic groundwater handling and use for source owners in Kisumu, Kenya in 2014. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/4ca855a3-752c-4492-8e26-3438652dd35c

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2014-02-06    to    2014-07-03

Quality

Lineage
Data were collected using trained surveyors using a standardised questionnaire. Part of this questionnaire follows the format of part of the 2008 Kenyan Demographic and Health Survey questionnaire.

Authors

Okotto, L.
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Okotto-Okotto, J.
Victoria Institute of Research on Environment and Development (VIRED) International
Price, H.
University of Southampton
Pedley, S.
University of Surrey
Wright, J.
University of Southampton

Other contacts

Point Of Contact
Wright, J.A.
University of Southampton
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre

Spatial

Spatial reference system
WGS 84

Keywords

Topic categories
Inland Waters
Utilities / Communication
Other keywords
groundwater
water wells
latrines
Discipline keywords
water pollution
Place keywords
Kenya
Kisumu
Manyatta
Migosi
Theme keywords
Environmental monitoring facilities
Theme keywords
urbanization

Dataset identifiers

CEH:EIDC:#1412342412018
https://catalogue.ceh.ac.uk/id/4ca855a3-752c-4492-8e26-3438652dd35c
doi:10.5285/4ca855a3-752c-4492-8e26-3438652dd35c

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University of Southampton
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